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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Alfred Newton   [22 May 1870]1

Bull Hotel

Sunday

My dear Newton

Many thanks for your kind note.2 I intend trying to see Sedgwick tomorrow morning as I did not find him today; so if 414 will suit you to call here & pick me up we will go on together to the Museum.3

yours very sincerely | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

The date is established by the dates of CD’s visit to Cambridge (see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). The only Sunday during CD’s trip to Cambridge from 20 to 24 May 1870 was 22 May 1870.
Newton’s letter has not been found.
CD refers to Adam Sedgwick and the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Sedgwick was Woodwardian Professor of geology and head of the museum (ODNB).

Summary

Intends to see Adam Sedgwick.

Arranges to meet AN.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7199
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Newton, Alfred
Sent from
Cambridge
Source of text
Balfour Library, University of Cambridge (held at CUL)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7199,” accessed on 4 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7199

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