From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin 11 December 1867
Royal Gardens Kew
Dear Mrs Darwin
I should like to go to Down on Friday or Saturday week 20th. or 21st. & read a novel—1 I have told Mr Woolner of my proposal—2 he is very unwell with Influenza
My wifes votes are unfortunately promised or she would have been delighted to have helped your candidate.3
Very sincerely Yrs | Jos D Hooker
Would like to come to Down on 20th or 21st.
Woolner is unwell.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5724,” accessed on 17 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5724