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Darwin Correspondence Project

Notes on marriage   [after 7 Apr 1838]

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Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-409
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 210.8 :1, DAR 210.8: 2
Physical description
3pp (on 408)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 409,” accessed on 23 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-409.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2

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