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Letter 6910

Darwin, C. R. to Günther, A. C. L. G.

25 Sept 1869

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    Is "astonished & deeply grieved" at loss [of AG's wife].

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Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E..

Sept 25/69

My dear Dr. Günther

I have just received your letter, & am astonished & deeply grieved at its contents. You have my most entire sympathy. Your words so full of tenderness & resignation brought tears into my eyes.

There is at present no comfort for you, & I can only wish you fortitude to bear the greatest loss, which a man can ever have to bear.—

I will write in few days & in the meantime I thank you for all your very kind assistance, so kindly rendered.—

Believe me, Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 6910.f1
    See letter from Albert Günther, 23 September 1869 and n. 7.
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