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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-4988

From William Bowman   31 January [1863]1

5 Clifford St

Jan 31

My dear Sir

I will with gt pleasure give you any inforn. you require, so far as my knowledge extends—and if you will give me a little interval—Say a week or two.—2

Yrs vy sincerely | W Bowman

When I have done so, you ought to come up & examine me vivâ voce, for the subject is large & branches out & wd need explanation— I could give you a bed at Hampstead for a night.3

Yrs vy truly | WB.

Footnotes

1
The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to William Bowman, 10 March [1863] (this volume, Supplement).
2
No letter from CD requesting information from Bowman has been found.
3
Bowman resided at 5 Clifford Street, London, and North End, Hampstead (Post Office London directory 1865). CD may have met with Bowman during his visit to London from 4 to 14 February 1863 (Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix II).

Summary

Will supply CD with information "as far as my knowledge extends".

Suggests CD visit him.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4988
From
Bowman, William
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
London, Clifford St, 5
Source of text
Sir John Paget Bowman
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4988,” accessed on 26 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-4988

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