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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Roland Trimen   [21 March 1868]1

4 Chester Place | N.W


My dear Mr Trimen.

Tuesday wd suit me, but another man (Mr. Blyth) is coming to lunch on that day, & as you know that I am not up to more than an hour’s talk, I shd see less of you; so if equally convenient & I do not hear to contrary, I will name Wednesday at 1 oclock2

Very many thanks for your information in note— —

Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin


The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Roland Trimen, 20 March [1868]. The Saturday after 20 March 1868 was 21 March.
In his letter of 20 March [1868], Trimen had suggested coming to lunch with CD on Tuesday 24 March. CD refers to Edward Blyth.


Arranges for RT to call.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Roland Trimen
Sent from
London, Chester Place, 4
Source of text
Royal Entomological Society (Trimen papers, box 21: 67)
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6035,” accessed on 14 December 2019,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16