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Letter 7160

Darwin, C. R. to Crichton-Browne, James

2 Apr [1870]

Summary

Copy of Duchenne [see 7089] has not arrived; CD is concerned that it may be lost.

Transcription

Down,

April 2,

My dear Sir

As Duchenne’s book is of value to me for the marks and your notesof great value, will you have the great kindness to send me literallyone line by Post to tell me when it is despatched.f2 You thought thatyou should send it off yesterday fortnight, and in case of loss per Rail,it would of course be advisable to make early enquiries. I beg you to forgiveme for being so troublesome and I remain

My dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin

DAR 143: 331

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Footnotes

f1
The year is established by the relationship between this letter andthe letter from James Crichton-Browne, 15 March 1870.
f2
CD refers to Duchenne 1862; see letter from James Crichton-Browne,15 March 1870.
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