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DCP-LETT-1211

To John Higgins   6 December [1848]

Down Farnborough | Kent

Dec. 6

My dear Sir

I beg to thank you for your note informing me that you have placed to my account at Robart £197..—

Although you do not allude to the great loss we have experienced in the death of my Father, I am well assured, from what I have heard you say, that you will sympathise with us. A man with more entire kindness of heart could not, I am certain, exist. He always expressed much respect & interest for you.—

I believe Mr Salt1 wrote to you about Rents &c up to the day of the death; but I do not whether he communicated to me that Sutterton Fen is left to me,2 so that I shall receive all rent due after Nov. 13th ult.—

Believe me | My dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. R Darwin. To | J. Higgins Esqr

Footnotes

1
Thomas Salt, of the Shrewsbury law firm of Dukes and Salt.
2
See letter to John Higgins, 14 June [1848], n. 1.

Summary

Discusses his account. Mentions death of his father and his own inheritance.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1211
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Higgins, John
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Lincolnshire Record Office
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1211,” accessed on 27 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1211

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