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DCP-LETT-7180

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

1
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.
2
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
Darwin, C. R.
To
Stoddard, C. W.
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 28 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7180

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