To Joseph Henry Gilbert 3 June 1
Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.
I am much obliged for your kind invitation, but I am sorry to say that the state of my health prevents me ever attending so pleasant an excursion as you propose.2
Pray believe me | dear Sir | yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6773,” accessed on 24 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6773