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Darwin Correspondence Project

To N. N. Christophe   12 February 1879

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.1

Feb 12 1879

Dear Sir

I beg leave to return you my sincere thanks for the kind congratulations I have received from you on the occasion of my birthday—2

Dear Sir | yours faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

This letter was previously published in Correspondence vol. 27 from a description in a Stargardt catalogue. The recipient’s name is supplied from a description of the accompanying envelope. Stargardt gave the name as N. N. Christophe, of Eydtkuhnen in East Prussia (now Chernyshevskoye in Russia); Wilson gave it as Herrn Christophe. Christophe has not been identified.
CD was 70 on 12 February 1879.

Summary

Thanks for birthday greetings.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11874F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
N. N. Christophe
Sent from
Down
Source of text
John Wilson (dealer) (item 26009)
Physical description
LS 1p & cover

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11874F,” accessed on 24 May 2024, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-11874F.xml

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