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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-6062

To J. D. Hooker   [28 March 1868]1

Saturday

My dear H.

I was baddish yesterday & Emma thinks I had better defer coming to Kew till Monday, for I am engaged to Lyells on Sunday morning.2 We go home on Wednesday so Monday or Tuesday is my last chance

Yours affect | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to J. D. Hooker, [26 March 1868]. The Saturday after 26 March 1868 was 28 March.
2
CD refers to Emma Darwin and Charles Lyell.

Summary

Defers visit [to Kew] because of ill health.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6062
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Hooker, J. D.
Sent from
London
Source of text
Wellcome Library (Wellcome Western MS. 7781/21)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6062,” accessed on 26 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6062

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