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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Arthur Hough   15 January [1872–4]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Jan. 15

Dear Sir

I am much obliged for your kindness in sending me the curious Photograph; but as I have had similar ones sent me, I will not rob you of it.—2

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully & obliged | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year range is established by the printed stationery, with the address in the centre; CD used this type of notepaper between January 1872 and November 1874. Arthur Hough has not been identified. Notes on the original letter read, ‘Mr Hough’s property’ and ‘Arthur Hough’. The letter is tipped into a copy of Origin 5th ed.
The photograph has not been identified.

Summary

His thanks for the curious photograph. Since he has similar ones he will not "rob" AH of it.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7442A
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Arthur Hough
Sent from
Down
Source of text
UCL Library Services, Special Collections (SRE 920 D1 (4))
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7442A,” accessed on 17 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7442A

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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