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DCP-LETT-4127

To Lovell Augustus Reeve   25 April [1863]1

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

April 25th

My dear Sir

I am extremely much obliged for your very kind present of your really beautiful work on the British Land mollusks.2 I am extremely glad to posses a copy & wish my knowledge rendered me more worthy of its possession.—

I shall take an early opportunity of carefully looking through it, for but lately I was wishing for information on two or three little points.—

With my best thanks | Pray believe me | Yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

1
The year is established by the reference to L. A. Reeve 1863 (see n. 2, below).
2
L. A. Reeve 1863. There is a lightly annotated copy of this work in the Darwin Library–Down (see Marginalia 1: 698).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4127
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Reeve, L. A.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Liverpool Libraries and Information Services (HL AL)
Physical description
2pp

Summary

Thanks for LAR’s book [The land and freshwater mollusks indigenous to, or naturalised in, the British Isles (1863)].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4127,” accessed on 3 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-4127

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