To J. D. Hooker 17 [August 1868]
My dear Hooker
It has occurred to me that you might write here, so I send a line to say that we return to Down on Thursday next.—
We did all so thoroughily enjoy your visit here. Mrs. Cameron has been jollier & kinder than ever, & she seemed so pleased when I told her that you had been pleased with her.— Your Photograph looks grand.—1
I have just heard that Prof. Victor Carus will be at Norwich.— He translated 2d. edit of Origin & my last book.— When you speak & puff the foreign edit. of Origin, would it do to say that they were were translated by two distinguished naturalists, by Prof. Bronn & Victor Carus.—2
Ever yours | C. Darwin
Enjoyed JDH’s visit.
Mrs Cameron’s photograph of JDH is grand.
Has heard J. V. Carus will be at Norwich. Suggests JDH mention that Origin was translated by two distinguished naturalists, H. G. Bronn and Carus.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6321,” accessed on 25 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6321