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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Hermann Müller   12 February [1879]1

Down, Beckenham, Kent

Feb: 12.

My dear Sir

I have just heard from Dr. Dodel Port of Zurich that some misfortune has befallen you and that you have been treated shamefully by your Government.—2 I grieve deeply to hear this, and as soon as you can find a few minutes to spare, I earnestly beg you to let me hear what has happened.

Believe me your friend and admirer | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to Arnold Dodel-Port, 12 February 1879.
The letter from Arnold Dodel-Port has not been found, but see the letter to Arnold Dodel-Port, 12 February 1879 and n. 3.

Summary

Has just heard that HM has been treated shamefully by his Government. What has happened?

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11876
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 146: 440
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11876,” accessed on 2 December 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-11876.xml

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