To John Murray 18 May 1
My dear Sir
My health has suddenly quite failed. I leave home tomorrow for one weeks rest.2 I have written to Mr Clowes to say that I shall be ready to begin correcting on 27th.—3
Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin Down Bromley Kent
His health has suddenly failed. He is leaving home for one week’s rest.
Has informed William Clowes that he will begin correcting on the 27th.