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To Woodbine Parish   [January 1839?]

‘I like your book1 very much; it cannot fail to be extremely interesting, I should think, to all those who care for graver things than what the traveller eats and says to the Señoritas.’

Footnotes

Parish 1838. According to Murray’s advertisement in the Publishers circular this book was in press in January 1839.

Bibliography

Parish, Woodbine. 1838. Buenos Ayres, and the provinces of the Rio de la Plata: their present state, trade, and debt; with some account from original documents of the progress of geographical discovery in those parts of South America during the last sixty years. London.

Summary

Likes WP’s book [Buenos Ayres and the province of La Plata (1838)]. Thinks it will interest all "who care for graver things than what the traveller eats and says to the Señoritas".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-398
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Woodbine Parish
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Shuttleworth 1910, p. 412 n.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 398,” accessed on 21 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-398.xml

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

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