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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   [4 March 1868]1

6 Queen Anne St

Wednesday

My dear Hooker

I have just discovered a stupid oversight— I read your letter that you were going to Norwich on Tuesday, so did not know where to write.— I shd like excessively to dine at your Club;2 but I must leave it as a mere chance— May I do this?? I can find out from Busk when you meet.3 I suppose if my head begins to swim I can go away at any time. after dinner—

Your affect.— | C. Darwin

If I do not hear, I will understand that I may leave it uncertain till last minute— I could not have come today

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, [3 March 1868].
George Busk. CD may have meant to ask where rather than when the meeting would take place, since Hooker had mentioned the time in his letter of [3 March 1868].

Summary

Arrangements to dine at JDH’s club.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13816
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
London, Queen Anne St, 6
Source of text
Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13816,” accessed on 24 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-13816.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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