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Darwin Correspondence Project

From the Darwin children   17 January 1880

Jan 17. 1880

Dear Father,

We hope that you will let us give you the accompanying fur-coat. We know that you will not often wear it and that you will think it too magnificent, but we cannot bear to think that when you do travel in winter you should suffer from cold; and so we hope you will forgive this little indulgence of the feelings of your affectionate children

William. | Sara. | Henrietta. | George. | Bessy. | Frank. | Leonard | Horace | (per HEL by his request)1


Send CD a present of a fur coat.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12428,” accessed on 19 May 2024,