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To T. H. Huxley   10 December [1875] 1

2. Bryanston St. | Portman Sqr

Dec. 10th

My dear Huxley

We have come up for a ten days lark,2 & my greatest lark is to come & see you in the morning.

May I come about 10 o clock next Sunday & my wife with me, if she is strong. If I do not hear, I will (health willing) come3

Ever Yours | C. Darwin


The year is established by the reference to CD’s visit to London (see n. 2, below).
CD, Emma Darwin, and Elizabeth Darwin stayed with Henrietta Emma Litchfield in London from 10 to 20 December 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)).
CD and Emma Darwin visited Huxley on Sunday 12 December 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)).


Is coming to London. Will call on THH.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Thomas Henry Huxley
Sent from
London, Bryanston St, 2
Source of text
Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology Archives (Huxley 5: 325)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10292,” accessed on 17 May 2022,

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