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Darwin Correspondence Project

To William Robinson   4 January 1876

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

Jan 4th— 1876

Dear Sir

I am much obliged for your kind gift of six copies of the “Garden”, with a drawing of myself & a notice of my works.1 This notice is drawn up in the most generous spirit & is highly honourable to me.

I thank the writer very sincerely & remain | Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

Robinson had founded the Garden, a weekly illustrated horticultural magazine, in 1871. CD’s engraved portrait appeared as the frontispiece to the supplement to the issue of 1 January 1876, together with an unsigned account of his botanical publications (Garden 8 (1875): xi–xii).

Summary

Thanks for the copies of the Garden, which contain a drawing of CD and notice of his work.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10346
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Robinson
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Nate D. Sanders (dealer) (28 September 2017, lot 37)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10346,” accessed on 27 February 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10346.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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