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From B. J. Sulivan   18 October [1862]1

Board of Trade S.W.

Oct 18.

My dear Darwin

We will come on Tuesday D.V. by the 4.10 train from Victoria St.2 I hope you are really well enough. I trust it will not be too much for you & do not care about sending for us as we can take a cab if your carriage is not there.

Yours very sincerely | B. J. Sulivan

Wickham was to leave on Wednesday for Paris but has put it off till Thursday


The year is established by reference to the visit to Down House on 21 October 1862, of Sulivan, John Clements Wickham, and Arthur Mellersh (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)).
See letters from B. J. Sulivan, 27 September [1862], 2 October [1862], 13 October [1862], and 14 October [1862].


Confirms arrangements for his trip to Down.

Letter details

Letter no.
Bartholomew James Sulivan
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Board of Trade
Source of text
DAR 177: 276
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3775,” accessed on 19 April 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 10