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To Asa Gray   29 January [1875]1

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Jan. 29th.

My dear Gray

I cannot remember whether any address besides Cambridge, is necessary for Mr. Chauncy Wright, will you kindly let him have the enclosed.2

Your’s very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to Chauncey Wright, 21 September 1874 and 29 January 1875 (Correspondence vol. 22).
In a postscript dated 29 January 1875 to his letter to Wright of 21 September 1874 (Correspondence vol. 22), CD explained that the letter had been returned to him because of a mistake in the address, and that since he could not remember whether ‘Cambridge’ was sufficient address, he was forwarding the letter via Asa Gray. Wright lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

Asks AG to forward [unspecified] enclosure to Chauncey Wright.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13813
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Asa Gray
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 153: 165
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13813,” accessed on 17 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-13813.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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