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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. S. Henslow   [1852–60]1

57 Queen Anne St

Thursday morning

My dear Henslow

The enclosed has been forwarded to me from Down: it is quite correct.—2

In Haste | Ever yours | C. Darwin


The date range is established by the address. CD visited his brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin, at 57 Queen Anne Street, London, from 1852, when Erasmus moved there (see Correspondence vol. 5, letter to W. D. Fox, 24 [October 1852]). In spring 1860 the house number was changed to ‘6’ (see Post Office London directory 1861 and Correspondence vol. 8, letter to a Bookseller, 13 [May 1860]).
The enclosure has not been identified.


Sends an enclosure forwarded from Down.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
John Stevens Henslow
Sent from
London, Q ueen Anne St, 57
Source of text
Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine (H MS c3.3)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1466F,” accessed on 18 May 2022,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 13 (Supplement)