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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-1828

To John Phillips   28 January [1856]1

Down Bromley Kent

Jan. 28th

My dear Phillips

I have received this morning your very kind present;2 but I am almost ashamed to accept so beautiful a book in return for my old & dry works on Rocks.—3

With very sincere thanks. Believe me. Yours very truly | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Dated by the relationship to the letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856].
2
Phillips 1855. CD’s copy is in the Darwin Library–Down. The work includes a series of views of Yorkshire taken from sketches by Phillips.
3
Geology of ‘Beagle’. See letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856], n. 6.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1828
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Phillips, John
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Oxford University Museum (Geological collections)
Physical description
1p

Summary

Thanks JP for beautiful book [? The rivers, mountains and sea-coast of Yorkshire, 2d ed. (1855)].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1828,” accessed on 27 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1828

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