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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-5813

To Edward Cresy   29 January [1868]1

Down, Bromley, Kent

Jan: 29th.

My dear Cresy

Cordial thanks for your extremely kind note which has pleased me much, and will please George when he sees it.2

His success did give us very great pleasure, for we hardly ventured to hope for so high a place.

Believe me | Yours very sincerely | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

1
The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Edward Cresy, 27 January 1868.
2
See letter from Edward Cresy, 27 January 1868. Cresy had written to congratulate CD on George Howard Darwin’s examination results.

Summary

Thanks for note about George Darwin’s gaining Second Wrangler.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5813
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Cresy, Edward, Jr
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 143: 326
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5813,” accessed on 27 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5813

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