To Leonard Jenyns 24 May 1
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
I thank you most sincerely for your kind present of your memoir of Henslow.2 I have read about half & it has interested me much. I did not think that I could have venerated him more than I did; but your Book has even exalted his character in my eyes. From turning over the pages of the latter half I shd. think your account would be invaluable to any Clergyman who wished to follow poor dear Henslow’s noble example. What an admirable man he was.
I hope that you are yourself pretty well. I cannot say much for my own health.
With sincere thanks, believe me dear Jenyns | Yours very truly | Ch. Darwin
Thanks LJ for Memoir of Henslow; thinks it will be invaluable as an example to other clergymen.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3569,” accessed on 25 April 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3569