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Notes on marriage   [after 7 Apr 1838]

Cancelled: Not a letter


Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
DAR 210.8 :1, DAR 210.8: 2
Physical description
CD note 3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 409,” accessed on 19 April 2024,

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