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To W. R. S. Ralston   7 December [1875]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R.

Dec. 7th

Dear Mr. Ralston

We are snowed up & cannot go to London tomorrow. Probably we shall not go for several days.2 When there I will write & inform you—3

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from W. R. S. Ralston, 3 December 1875.
CD was in London from 10 to 20 December 1875 (see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)).
CD’s letter has not been found.

Summary

Snow has caused postponement of trip to London. Will inform WR when he arrives.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10289F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Ralston Shedden-Ralston
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Bradford Galleries (dealers) (1992)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10289F,” accessed on 17 January 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10289F.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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