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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Ernst Krause   2 April 1879

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

CD agrees entirely with EK’s proposal. Has collected a good deal of material. Useless to hunt for correspondence between Dr Darwin and Samuel Johnson. They met only once and hated one another. Dr Darwin is said to have taken Henry Brooke, who published a poem entitled "Universal beauty", as a model.

Summary

CD agrees entirely with EK’s proposal. Has collected a good deal of material. Useless to hunt for correspondence between Dr Darwin and Samuel Johnson. They met only once and hated one another. Dr Darwin is said to have taken Henry Brooke, who published a poem entitled "Universal beauty", as a model.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11969
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Krause, E. L.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens, San Marino
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11969,” accessed on 5 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11969

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