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Letter 5586

Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R.

[27 July 1867]

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    Back from Switzerland. Mrs Hooker much improved.




Dear Darwin

We returned last Monday, Mrs Hooker much the better of the trip.

May I come to you on Saturday next 4th.?

Ever Yrs Aff | J D Hooker

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    The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 4 July 1867. The Saturday before 3 August 1867 (see n. 3, below) was 27 July.
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    Hooker had taken his wife, Frances Harriet Hooker, to Switzerland. They evidently returned a day earlier than planned; they had meant to return on Tuesday 23 July. See letter from J. D. Hooker, 4 July 1867.
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    In 1867, 4 August was a Sunday.
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