Thanks StGJM for prompt answer correcting inaccuracies in CD’s notes on StGJM’s opinions. Expects “universal disapprobation” when he publishes Descent.
Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.
My dear Sir
I write merely one word to thank you very much for so promptlyanswering my note.—f2 I cannot conceive what made me write downin my notes what I did about your opinion, but I saw that itwas not to be trusted.— I hope that you will continue yourwonderfully laborious & valuable labours on the Primates.—f3Whenever I publish my book I can see that I shall meet withuniversal disapprobation, if not execration.—f4 The truth is hardto gain, however much one may try.—
With many thanks Pray believe me | Yours sincerely | Ch. Darwin