To John Higgins 11 December 
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I beg to thank you for your letter of the 8th, informing me that you would pay £198 ’ 12 . 3 to my account at Mr Robarts & enclosing your account.—1 I am very glad to hear that all is going on prosperously; but I am sorry for the poor old man’s death.
I thank you sincerely for your kind expressions about my Father—
pray believe me— my dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin J. Higgins Esqe
Discusses account. Glad that all is prosperous.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1138,” accessed on 26 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1138