To Charles Babbage [1839 – August 1842]
12 Upper Gower Stt
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
Is so unwell today that he is unable to come [to CB’s party].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 476,” accessed on 5 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-476