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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. S. Henslow   9 November [1858]

Down Bromley Kent

Nov. 9th

My dear Henslow

We shall be truly delighted to see you here on the 25th.—1 If you will send me one line to say by what hour you will be at Croydon, in all probability I shall be able to send to meet you with my phaeton.— If you go to London from Sir B. then come to Beckenham either by the Pimlico or London Bridge line.— I fear I have not strength to meet you at C. Palace.—

My dear Henslow | Yours most truly | C. Darwin

Footnotes

Henslow had intended to visit Down in August 1858, but the visit had to be postponed (see letter to J. S. Henslow, 4 August [1858]).

Summary

Arrangements to meet JSH at station for his visit to Down.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2356
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Stevens Henslow
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 93: A60–1
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2356,” accessed on 13 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2356

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 7

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