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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-3265

To Joseph Reay Greene?1   24 September [1861]2

Down

24 September

‘I was but lately wishing to read some treatise up to the present mark, on these animals. I have cut the pages & can clearly see that your work will much interest & instruct me …’

Footnotes

1
The identity of the correspondent is suggested by the catalogue description, which states that CD was ‘returning thanks for the gift of his correspondent’s treatise on Coelenterata’. There is a copy of Greene’s Manual of the sub-kingdom Cœlenterata (the second part of Greene 1859–61) in the Darwin Library–Down.
2
The year is established by the year of publication of the volume mentioned in the letter (see n. 1, above).

Summary

Thanks for gift of treatise on Coelenterata [? Manual of the sub-kingdom Coelenterata (1861)]. "… I was but lately wishing to read some treatise up to the present mark, on these animals. I have cut the pages & can clearly see that your work will much interest & instruct me".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3265
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Greene, J. R.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Sotheby (dealers) (21 December 1965)
Physical description
** 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3265,” accessed on 30 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3265

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