To J. W. Dawson 19 January 1872
Down, | Beckenham, Kent.
Jan 19. 1872
My dear Sir
I am greatly indebted to your kindness for having sent me yr valuable memoir on the fossil plants of the Devonian & Upper-Silurian formations.1 When we remember our state of knowledge only a few years ago, it is wonderful that a monograph shd have been published on the plants of these ancient formations.
With much respect | I remain dear Sir | yours faithfully | & obliged | Charles Darwin
Thanks recipient for memoir on fossil plants of the Devonian and Upper Silurian.
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Dawson, John William
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- Source of text
- McGill University Library Rare Books and Special Collections
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8166,” accessed on 30 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8166