To R. I. Murchison 24 [June 1858]1
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Sir Roderick
I am extremely sorry that you shd have had so much trouble about my signature.2 But I am sure you will at once excuse me, when you hear that I have had one of my children dangerously ill with Diptheria, & another now sickening with much fever.—3
In Haste | Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin
Extremely sorry for trouble he has given about his signature.
One child dangerously ill with diphtheria, another with much fever.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2292,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2292