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DCP-LETT-2682

To J. S. Henslow   3 February [1860]

Down.

Feb 3d

My dear Henslow

Many thanks for L. Jenyns very sensible letter.—1

We shall be truly delighted to see you, whenever you can come, after the 11th or any other time.—2

In Haste | Most truly yours | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Leonard Jenyns was Henslow’s brother-in-law. He had probably written to Henslow about Origin. For Jenyns’s views about CD’s work, see letter to Leonard Jenyns, 7 January [1860].
2
Henslow visited the Darwins from 14 to 16 February 1860 (Emma Darwin’s diary). See letter to J. S. Henslow, 9 February [1860].

Summary

Thanks for L. Jenyns’ very sensible letter [missing].

Will be delighted to see JSH whenever he can come.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2682
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Henslow, J. S.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 93: 62
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2682,” accessed on 27 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2682

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