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Letter 5832

Bowman, William to Darwin, C. R.

1 Feb 1868

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    Thanks CD for the gift of his new work [Variation].

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My dear Mr Darwin

I am exceedingly obliged to you for your kind thought of me in sending me your acceptable gift of your new work. I have been away from home so it did not come to hand till today or I should have acknowledged it earlier—

Most truly yours obliged | W Bowman

5 Clifford St

Feb. 1. 1868

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    f1 5832.f1
    Bowman refers to Variation. His name appears on CD's presentation list (see Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix IV).
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