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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Fanny Owen   [22 September – 2 October 1831]1

Dr. Postillion,

I entreat your acceptance of a leetle Purse which I hope you will condescend to use in remembrance of the Housemaid of the Black Forest

I remain Dr. C. yrs truly Fanny O

Pray remember me most kindly to my friend, Mr. Charles Mogg2

Footnotes

Faint writing on the verso appears to read ‘C.D. Shrewsbury’. The conjectured date refers to the time of CD’s farewell visit to his father and sisters.
Possibly Charles William Cumberland Mogg.

Summary

Sends him a purse, which she asks him to use in remembrance of her.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-134
From
Owen, F. M. (a)
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Woodhouse
Source of text
DAR 204.4
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 134,” accessed on 7 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-134

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