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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Charles Babbage  [14 March 1837 – 31 December 1838]1

My dear Sir

I am very much obliged for your kind invitation for tomorrow evening, and whether for beauty or for shells, I should have had great pleasure in accepting if I had not happened to be engaged.—

Yours truly obliged | Chas. Darwin 36 Grt. Marlboro—

Footnotes

The dates are those of CD’s residence at 36 Great Marlborough Street.

Summary

Would have had great pleasure in accepting CB’s invitation, "whether for beauty or for shells", but has another engagement.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-349
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Babbage, Charles
Sent from
London, Gt Marlborough St, 36
Source of text
British Library (Add 37190: 326)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 349,” accessed on 3 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-349

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