To John Phillips 14 November 1
Down Bromley Kent
Many thanks for your kind present of your work Life on the Earth.2
I have glanced at the part about the Origin & am sorry, but not surprised, to see that you are dead against me.—
Pray believe me Dear Phillips | Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin
Thanks JP for copy of his Life on the earth .
Is sorry, but not surprised, to see that JP is "dead against" CD on the Origin.