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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   [25 March 1847]1

Down

Thursday

My dear Hooker

I am so stomachy today that I have not heart or courage for the exertion of London & Kew.— I hope & trust I cannot have put you to any inconvenience.

Thanks for your note yesterday; I will in two days get all my Nulliporæ together & send them by next Carrier, ie Wednesday night to Mrs Reeve.—2

I shall be up to the Geolog. on the 14th of April & shall stay in London, if able, some days for I have much to do & will then come to Kew for a day.

Ever yours | rather wretchedly | C. Darwin

Footnotes

For the basis of the date see the letter to J. D. Hooker, [23 March 1847], n. 1.
Reeve Brothers, the publishing firm and natural history dealers owned by Lovell Augustus Reeve. The seaweed specimens were to be forwarded to William Henry Harvey, the Irish algologist, for identification and description. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 7 April [1847], and letter to William Henry Harvey, [7 April 1847]. Hooker was at this time compiling a list of Tasmanian seaweeds in association with Harvey (J. D. Hooker and Harvey 1847).

Summary

Health bad, cannot get to Kew.

Will send Nulliporae to [L. A.?] Reeve.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1076
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 114: 85
Physical description
3pp & C

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1076,” accessed on 26 March 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1076

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 4

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