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Darwin Correspondence Project

To ‘Maria’   [1880–2]

Dear Madam—

I am sorry to say that I can not spare the time to develop the many abstruse points touched on in your letter.1— Nor do I understand fully on what subject you require information.— I may add that my belief is not nearly so base, as you suppose

Madam | your obed sert | Ch. Darwin


Regrets he has not time to develop points touched on in her letter and that he does not understand what information she wants.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
DAR 201: 24v
Physical description
AdraftS 1p (on 12386)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12386,” accessed on 18 June 2018,