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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Phillips   27 January 1869

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Jan 27 1869

My dear Phillips

Your book on Vesuvius has not arrived, but has perhaps been sent to my London address, or may come by Railway. I must however send you my very sincere thanks for this present, & even more so your very kind note1

yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

Phillips 1869 had just been published (Publishers’ Circular, 1 February 1869, pp. 67, 73). CD’s copy is in the Darwin Library–Down. CD refers to the London address (6 Queen Anne Street) of his brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin. Phillips’s letter to CD has not been found.

Summary

Thanks JP for his book Vesuvius [1869].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6580
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Phillips
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (360)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6580,” accessed on 27 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6580

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17

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