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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-7112F

From H. E. Darwin   [after 8 February 1870]1

Dear F.

Thanks for your note abt the M.S.S. I will obey all your instructions—& I shall be extremely interested in reading it—so you needn’t thank me for it—& here what time I spend in my own room is so very undisturbed it goes much further.2 When I know no human being will come after me & lay out my plans for the day & stick to them. Certainly to have you turned Parson will be a change— I expect I shall want it enlarging not contracting —cos I think you think an apology is wanting for writing abt any thing so unimportant as the mind of man!

Footnotes

1
The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to H. E. Darwin, [8 February 1870].
2
See letter to H. E. Darwin, [8 February 1870]. Henrietta refers to the manuscript of Descent. From the letter from H. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin, 17 February 1870 (DAR 245: 33a), it seems that Henrietta was in Genoa.

Summary

Responds to note about the MS [Descent] with great interest and promises to obey his instructions. [See 7124.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7112F
From
Darwin, H. E.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Genoa
Source of text
DAR 245: 33b
Physical description
Encl AL 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7112F,” accessed on 29 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7112F

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