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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Albert Gaudry   19 February 1873

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Feb 19 1873

Dear Sir

I am greatly obliged by the gift of the first number of your magnificent work on the fossils of Mt Léberon.1 I really do not feel worthy of your repeated acts of generosity.

With the most sincere respect I remain dear Sir | yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

Gaudry had written the section on vertebrates in Animaux fossiles du Mont Léberon (Vaucluse) (Gaudry et al. 1873). CD’s copy is in the Darwin Library–Down.

Summary

Thanks for gift of first part of AG’s magnificent work [Animaux fossiles du mont Léberon (1873)].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8776
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Albert-Jean (Albert) Gaudry
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milan (Library: Fondo Gaudry b.7, fasc. 28, doc. 5)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8776,” accessed on 14 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8776

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21

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