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Darwin Correspondence Project

To C. W. Stoddard   5 May [1870]1

Beckenham, Kent

[‘It is of course a great satisfaction to me to hear that my work has in any way interested an instructed & observing person.’ Speaks of flora of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and concludes: ‘There is nothing I shd enjoy so much as to visit California, but I am growing old & my health is weak....2

Ch. Darwin’]

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from C. W. Stoddard, 11 April 1870. The date is given in the sale catalogue.
See letter from C. W. Stoddard, 11 April 1870 and n. 2.

Summary

Discuss flora of Sandwich Isles. "There is nothing I shd enjoy so much as to visit California, but I am growing old & my health is weak".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7180
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Charles Warren Stoddard
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Parke-Bernet (dealers) 8 October 1963 (Item: 71)
Physical description
** 3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7180,” accessed on 25 May 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7180

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18

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