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Darwin Correspondence Project

To W. E. Darwin   23 [February 1872 – October 1874]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

23d

My dear W.

Langton is so good a judge on all Ry affairs that I shd. think you had better follow his advice.2 I hold about the same quantity but am inclined not to sell. Tell me hereafter for what you sell, & how it is to be done & whether you advise it, & I will then determine what to do.

Generally I stick to the rule to keep to whatever I have once gone into.

your affect | C. Darwin

Footnotes

The date range is established by the printed stationery, with the address in the centre; CD used this type of notepaper from January 1872 until 17 November 1874. It is unlikely to have been written in January 1872 because of the lack of relationship between this letter and the letter to W. E. Darwin, 23 January [1872].
Charles Langton evidently advised William on the sale of shares in a railway company that has not been identified.

Summary

Asks for investment advice.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13800
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Erasmus Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 210.6: 132
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13800,” accessed on 13 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13800

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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