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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-574

From Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de and Jessie Sismondi to Emma Darwin 1 July 1840

Tenby

[J. C. L. Sismondi expresses his admiration for Journal of researches. The book has shown him the character of the man who married Emma. He is impressed by CD’s knowledge of natural science and his powers of observation. He is especially struck by the physical strength CD displayed against so many privations, a strength which he is sure will return.

The remainder of his and Mme. Sismondi’s letter describes social events at Tenby.]

Summary

Sismondi’s appreciation of CD’s Journal of researches.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-574
From
Sismondi, J. C. L. S. de; Sismondi, Jessie de
To
Darwin, Emma
Sent from
Tenby
Source of text
DAR 177: 175
Physical description
4pp (part French)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 574,” accessed on 26 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-574

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