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Darwin Correspondence Project

To T. H. Huxley   8 May [1869]1

Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.

May 8

My dear Huxley

Thanks for the enclosed letter which I return.2

I remember the circumstances & hoped for a better haul, but am delighted to hear of the one very curious fossil—3

ever yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from T. H. Huxley, 7 May 1869.

Summary

Thanks for [D. D. Cunningham’s] letter. Had hoped for a better haul but delighted to hear of the curious fossil.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6735
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Thomas Henry Huxley
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 268)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6735,” accessed on 26 June 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6735

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

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