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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-3246

To Charles Lyell   6 September [1861]

Down Bromley Kent

Sept 6th.

My dear Lyell

I think the enclosed is worth your reading.1 I am smashed to atoms about Glen Roy. My paper was one long gigantic blunder from beginning to end.2

Eheu. Eheu. | Ever yours | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Letter from T. F. Jameson, 3 September 1861.
2
See letter to T. F. Jamieson, 6 September [1861] and Rudwick 1974.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3246
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Lyell, Charles
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (262)
Physical description
1p

Summary

Sends an enclosure [a letter from T. F. Jamieson, see 3247].

"I am smashed to atoms about Glen Roy. My paper was one long gigantic blunder."

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3246,” accessed on 27 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3246

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