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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   20 January 1882

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

Jan. 20th 1882

My dear Hooker.

It is a funny affair, but I fear this Catalogue will give you a deal of bother.—1 You are the man to bring high officials down on their marrow-bones.2 I suppose such men think that we are fools to spend time & money about weeds.

Ever yours affectionately | Ch. Darwin

P.S. | I sent £250 because you forgot to specify any sum, & I thought that a largish one might save you trouble.—

Footnotes

CD had agreed to pay £250 a year for a new catalogue of all known plants (see letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1882 and n. 1).

Summary

CD sends cheque for £250 [see 13620].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13628
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 545
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13628,” accessed on 21 April 2024, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-13628.xml

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