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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Charles Babbage   [21 January 1838]1

My dear Mr Babbage

Will you have the kindness to take charge of the accompanying small parcel for Professor Henslow?—

You will have cold weather for your journey.

Yours truly obliged | Chas. Darwin

Sunday Morning36 Gt. Marlbro’ Stt.—


Dated from the reference in the letter to J. S. Henslow, [21 January 1838], to Babbage taking CD’s parcel and letter to John Stevens Henslow.


Asks Babbage to take small parcel to Henslow.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Charles Babbage
Sent from
London, Gt Marlborough St, 36
Source of text
The British Library (Add MS 37190: 320)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 357,” accessed on 5 March 2024,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2