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DCP-LETT-6307

From J. D. Hooker   6 August 1868

Kew

Aug. 6/68

My dear Darwin

I hope to get down on Saturday by the 11.10 Train from Waterloo: if I should be unexpectedly detained I must take the 3.10. Baby is pretty well & wife not knocked up1

Ever yr affec | J D Hooker

Footnotes

1
Hooker was planning to visit the Darwins at Freshwater on the Isle of Wight. The Saturday following 6 August 1868 was 8 August. Grace Ellen Hooker, the two-month-old daughter of Frances Harriet and Joseph Dalton Hooker, had been ill (see letter from J. D. Hooker, 25 July 1868).

Summary

Coming on Saturday.

Baby and wife pretty well.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6307
From
Hooker, J. D.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Kew
Source of text
DAR 102: 224
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6307,” accessed on 30 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6307

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