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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Samuel Birch   6 February [1856]1

Down Bromley Kent

Feb. 6th

My dear Sir

I am most sincerely obliged for your note, & for the very great trouble you are so kindly willing to take for me.—2 I shall be in London in a fortnight’s time, when I will call, previously letting you know when I will come.3 I hope that this little delay will not be inconvenient to you.—

With my best thanks | Your’s truly obliged | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

Dated by the relationship to the letter to J. E. Gray, 14 January [1856].
CD had asked Birch, through John Edward Gray, to check ancient Chinese sources for references to varieties of domesticated animals and cultivated plants (see letter to J. E. Gray, 14 January [1856]).
See letter to Samuel Birch, [12 March 1856].

Summary

Is grateful for SB’s note and assistance. Will call upon him in London in a fortnight.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1829A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Birch, Samuel
Sent from
Down
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1829A,” accessed on 11 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1829A

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