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Letter 7199

Darwin, C. R. to Newton, Alfred

[22 May 1870]

Summary

Intends to see Adam Sedgwick.

Arranges to meet AN.

Transcription

Bull Hotel

Sunday

My dear Newton

Many thanks for your kind note.f2 I intend trying to see Sedgwicktomorrow morning as I did not find him today; so if 414 willsuit you to call here & pick me up we will go on together to the Museum.f3

yours very sincerely | Charles Darwin

Balfour Library, University of Cambridge (held at CUL)

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Footnotes

f1
The date is established by the dates of CD’s visit to Cambridge(see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). The only Sundayduring CD’s trip to Cambridge from 20 to 24 May 1870 was 22 May 1870.
f2
Newton’s letter has not been found.
f3
CD refers to Adam Sedgwick and the Woodwardian Museum,Cambridge. Sedgwick was Woodwardian Professor of geology and head ofthe museum (ODNB).
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