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DCP-LETT-7129

From St George Jackson Mivart   8 March [1870]1

6 Pelham Crescent | Hastings

March 8th (Tuesday evening)

My Dear Sir,

I hope this letter may be in time to save you from making a journey to North Bank for nothing— I am stopping here for a short time to give my wife a little repose after the anxiety attending the recent death of my dear Mother—2 We purpose returning in about a week & then I need hardly assure you how much pleasure I shall feel in receiving a visit from you—

With best regards | believe me, | My dear Sir | Your’s most truly | St. G. Mivart.

Footnotes

1
The year is established by the reference to the death of Mivart’s mother (see n. 2, below).
2
Mivart’s mother, Caroline Georgina Mivart, died in the first quarter of 1870 (BMD (Death index)). Mivart’s wife was called Mary Anne. North Bank, Regent’s Park, London, was Mivart’s usual address.

Summary

Will not be returning to London for a week; writes to save CD’s calling.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7129
From
Mivart, St G. J.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Hastings
Source of text
DAR 171: 183
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7129,” accessed on 28 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7129

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