To V. O. Kovalevsky 22 February 1
Down. | Beckenham. | Kent. S.E.
My dear Sir
I received a very large box full of beautiful tea from Russia yesterday, & no doubt from you.— It is very kind of you, but you are really too magnificent. I suppose you are at Heidelberg, but I have always regretted, since your visit here,3 that I forgot to ask you to […]
[…] As for myself—my life is as regular & monotonous as a clock. I make sure, but wofully slow progress, with my new book, & do not yet in the least know when I shall go to press.4 I doubt whether I shall be ready before the end of the year […]
[…] I saw lately an allusion to some paper confirming his remarkable discovery about the chorda dorsalis in the lance of Ascidia [… ]5
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Kovalevsky, V. O.
- Sent from
- Source of text
- Swann (dealer) (1 October 1953); J. A. Stargardt (17 March 1995)
- Physical description
- ** 4pp
"I have received a very large box full of beautiful tea from Russia yesterday … my life is as regular & monotonous as a clock.
I make sure, but wofully slow progress, with my new book."
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13060,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13060