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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Lubbock   2 March 1882

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

March 2d 1882

My dear Lubbock

I hope that you will allow me to introduce to you Mr. Romilly Allen (a cousin of my wife’s) who is much interested in Archæological subjects & is a member of several Arch. Societies.1 I do not know him personally, but I have heard a very high character of him from one of my relations, with respect to his zeal & knowledge.

Believe me Dear Lubbock | Yours sincerely | Charles Darwin


Letter of introduction for Romilly Allen.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Sent from
Source of text
DAR 261.7: 12 (EH 88205937)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13713,” accessed on 5 February 2023,