To C. W. Stoddard 5 May 1
[‘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
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".
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7180,” accessed on 28 October 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7180