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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-3061A

To Richard Kippist1   13 February [1861?]2

Down, Kent

Feb. 13th

… “I will send tonight by our Carrier1 all the Books in Hand in an old Portmanteau (which please return) so … they will come safely.2

With sincere thanks for your vy. kind assistance. | C. Darwin”

“I suppose De Blainville’s Osteographie does not include Rabbits or Hares, as I much wish to see such if it were ever published.”3

Footnotes

1
George Snow. See n. 2, above.
2
See letter to Richard Kippist, 7 January [1861]. It is not known which books from the Linnean Society CD was returning.
3
Blainville 1839–64.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3061A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Kippist, Richard
Sent from
Down
Source of text
James Lowe Autographs Ltd (dealers)
Physical description
2pp

Summary

Gives notice of returning books by a carrier and thanks for assistance.

Asks whether Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville’s Ostéographie (1839–64) includes rabbits or hares.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3061A,” accessed on 13 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3061A

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