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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-1090

To John Higgins   25 May [1847]

Down Farnborough Kent

May 25th

My dear Sir

I beg to acknowledge & thank you for your note of the 22d enclosing your account & informing me that £197. 12. is placed to my account at Mr Robarts, Curtis & Co.1

I am much obliged by your wish to see me at Alford this summer.—2 I shd like it much, but I fear other will hardly render it possible.

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin J. Higgins. Esqre

Footnotes

1
Rent collected by Higgins on CD’s farm at Beesby. CD had instructed Higgins to place the rent directly with CD’s bankers (Correspondence vol. 3, letter to John Higgins, 27 May [1846]). CD’s Account Book (Down House MS) records the deposit of £197 12s. 10d. on 26 May 1847: ‘Draft from Mr Higgins (due 15th of June).’
2
Higgins resided in Alford, Lincolnshire, close to CD’s farm at Beesby.

Summary

Discusses accounts.

Cannot visit Alford [farm] this summer.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1090
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Higgins, John
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Lincolnshire Record Office
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1090,” accessed on 26 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1090

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