Would like JDH to visit. Regrets he will not be fit to visit JDH.
Down Bromley Kent.
My dear Hooker
I write one line to send my thanks to Sir William & yourself for your kind invitation, which I shd have had real pleasure in accepting, had I been able.— But I assure you a morning's work in London totally unfits me for everything, even the quietest conversation, in the evening: I have long, to my sorrow, been compelled to relinquish the Geological evening meetings & attend only at the Council.
Whenever, it would suit you to come here, it
- f1 792.f1CD was an officer or council member of the Geological Society from 1837 to 1850. In 1844 he was a vice-president.