To Charles Kingsley [17 June 1865]1
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Sir
I must thank you cordially for your note which has pleased me much.2 I did not think that any one wd have noticed the case of the Lathyrus,3 which interested me because I remember looking at it many years ago in a Lord Dundreary state of mind.4 It appears to me that we have looked at many things from the same point of view; at least I remember well when reading your capital paper on the great fir woods of Hampshire being surprised at your remarks on the presence of this or that weed shewing how exactly the same train of thoughts had often passed thro’ both our minds.5
I ought to have thanked you for sending me your photograph which I am extremely glad to possess.6
Pray believe me my dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin
Did not think anyone would notice case of Lathyrus.
Recalls reading correspondent’s paper on great fir woods of Hampshire.
Thanks for photograph.
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Kingsley, Charles
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- Source of text
- Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher Collection: FF10)
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13877,” accessed on 30 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13877