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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Thomas Rivers   25 January [1863]1

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Jan. 25th

My dear Sir

I received safely the two fine trees yesterday evening & heartily obliged I am to you for them.2 They are now in my green-house & I hope will fruit, for I am very curious to see that of the Double-peach.— I am, also, very much obliged for a former note with sketch from memory of the fruit.—3 I hope you will soon receive the “Origin”.—4

My dear Sir | Yours very sincerely obliged | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863.
See letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863.
The note and sketch have not been found.
In his letter to Rivers of 15 January [1863], CD offered him one of his publications. See also letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863, and letter to John Murray, 22 January [1863].

Summary

Has received the two trees sent by TR. Is anxious to see the fruit of the double peach.

The Origin is being sent.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3942
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Rivers, Thomas
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Maggs Brothers (catalogue 1086)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3942,” accessed on 6 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3942

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