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To Williams and Norgate   1 April [1860]1

Down Bromley Kent

Ap 1.

Dear Sir

I am much obliged for information about French Dicy. ,2 when next in London, I will call & speak on subject.—

Please send me by Post the number of Westminster Review which will be published tomorrow or immediately afterwards3

Yours faithfully | C. Darwin


Dated by the relationship to the letter from Williams and Norgate, 29 March 1860.
See letter from Williams and Norgate, 29 March 1860.
The April 1860 issue of the Westminster Review carried a lengthy, unsigned review of Origin by Thomas Henry Huxley ([T. H. Huxley] 1860b).


Origin: On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1859.


Thanks for information about French dictionaries.

Asks that Westminster Review [of Apr 1860] be sent.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Williams & Norgate
Sent from
Source of text
Swiss National Library, Helvetic Archives (SLA-Rhyn-06-d/02)
Physical description
ALS 1p †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2739,” accessed on 15 April 2024,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 8