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DCP-LETT-2259

To Leonard Jenyns   18 April [1858]1

Down Bromley Kent

Ap. 18th

My dear Jenyns

I write one line to say your M.S. has come safely & to thank you much for it.—2 I shall take unopened to my Hydropathic Establishment & read it there & then or soon afterwards return it.—3

In Haste. Farewell with thanks. Ever yours truly | C. Darwin

I have read a good deal more of your Book & like it much.—4

Footnotes

1
Dated by the relationship to the letter to Leonard Jenyns, 9 April [1858].
2
See preceding letter.
3
CD went to the Moor Park hydropathic establishment on 20 April 1858 and returned to Down on 4 May (‘Journal’; Appendix II). See also letter to Leonard Jenyns, [28 April 1858].
4
Jenyns 1858, a copy of which Jenyns sent to CD. See letter to Leonard Jenyns, 1 April [1858].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2259
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Jenyns, Leonard
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
Physical description
1p

Summary

Thanks LJ for his MS [of "Variation of species", Rep. BAAS 26 (1856): 101–5].

Will read it at his hydropathic establishment [Moor Park], where he is going for a rest.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2259,” accessed on 14 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2259

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