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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-476

To Charles Babbage  [1839 – August 1842]

12 Upper Gower Stt

Saturday Evening

Dear Babbage

I am exceedingly sorry that I troubled you unnecessarily for an extension of your kind invitation, as I happen to be so unwell to day, that I am quite unable to come.—

Pray excuse me having troubled you & believe me Yours very truly | Chas. Darwin

Summary

Is so unwell today that he is unable to come [to CB’s party].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-476
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Babbage, Charles
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
British Library (Add 37191: 297)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 476,” accessed on 28 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-476

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