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Darwin Correspondence Project

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

Dated by the relationship to the letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856].
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.
Geology of ‘Beagle’. See letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856], n. 6.

Summary

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

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

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1828,” accessed on 6 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1828

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