Erasmus has changed his plans, intends to give up doctoring for the present, and will live in London.
CD will go to the Birmingham Music Meeting.
He hopes WDF has been finding insects; J. F. Turner has.
My dear Fox
I had hoped to have been able, before writing to you, to have seen
He is come back very agreeable & industrious, & foreign parts have not
all spoilt him.— he means to go the Birmingham Music meeting, from thence to
London, making a detour to Kenilworth, Warwick & Oxford.—&
I myself am beginning to doubt about going to Birmingham on account of the expence, but if you will make up your mind to go, so will I.—
I had a letter from Turner yesterday & he says he has actually collected a case full of insects. Do not let yourself be beaten by such a novice as he is.—
I intend going to Cambridge about the 15
You must write soon & tell me all your plans.—
Give my love to the little Puss & remember me most kindly to all your family: & Believe me dear Fox | Yours most sincerely, | Charles Darwin
Write to me directly.