CD started on an entomology trip through N. Wales with F. W. Hope, but after two days his lips became bad, and he was unwell; had to return home. Took some good insects in the two days, but Hope "did wonders". CD is determined to retrace Hope's tour before autumn.
My dear Fox
I should have written to you before, only that whilst our expedition lasted I was too much engaged, & the conclusion was so unfortunate, that I was too unhappy to write to you. this weeks quiet at home, & the thoughts of Woodhouse next week has at last given me courage to relate my unfortunate case.—
I started from this place about a fortnight ago to take an Entomological trip with
It is so long a time since I have heard from you, that I am very anxious to receive a
letter I want to know what you have been doing lately, & what your plans are for
the rest of the summer. Catherine wants to know whether M
Catherine sends her kind <remem>brances to you & the rest of your family, in which I beg leave to join & believe me My dear Fox, Yours most sincerely, | Chas. Darwin
I hope the boxes have arrived safe: keep an account of how much money I am indebted to you, as I have already forgotten
I forgot to tell you, that my Father has got two Martens, I believe both species, ready
mounted at M
- f1 67.f1Stephens 1827--46, Mandibulata. Cillenium laterale is described in the issue of 1 July 1828 (vol. 2: 4); in the bound volumes at the Cambridge University Library the issues are not numbered. Of the eleven volumes, only volumes one and two of Haustellata are preserved in one bound volume at Darwin Library--CUL. CD's annotations are not numerous; they consist mainly of adding common names or colour identifications to the descriptions.