Thanks CK for allowing him to insert his "admirable sentence" [in Origin, 2d ed., p. 481].
Ilkley Wells House | Otley Yorkshire
I thank you sincerely for allowing me to insert your admirable sentence. I am much gratified by your kindness.— At any future time I shall be delighted to answer any objections as far as lies in my power, or to receive any suggestions.—
I shall stay here at furthest only seven or eight days, & it is not improbable
that I may be called home sooner, so that, though I should have had much pleasure in
Pray give my thanks to M
With my renewed thanks | pray believe me | Dear Sir | Yours sincerely & obliged | Charles Darwin
- f1 2561.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter from Charles Kingsley, 18 November 1859.
- f2 2561.f2See letter from Charles Kingsley, 18 November 1859.
- f3 2561.f3William Edward Forster, a Quaker politician and statesman, lived in Wharfedale in Yorkshire. Kingsley had visited Forster in 1858 (Colloms 1975, p. 231).
- f4 2561.f4John William Parker was the publisher and printer of Fraser's Magazine , to which Kingsley contributed articles. He was also the publisher of Kingsley's books.