To Sven Nilsson 5 January 1869
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
Jan 5 1869
Dear & Honoured Sir
I thank you sincerely for your great kindness in having taken so much trouble to oblige me.
The information which you have sent is exactly what I wanted, & will be of the greatest value to me.1
I am very proud to be able to add your photograph to my collection of eminent naturalists.2
With my best thanks & the most sincere respect | I remain my dear Sir | yours truly obliged | Charles Darwin
Thanks SN for the trouble he has taken for him [on Lapland reindeer horns].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6544,” accessed on 27 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6544