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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Emma Darwin to Alfred Newton   4 November [1863]

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S. E.

Nov 4

Sir

Mr Darwin begs me to thank you for your note & Remarks on the partridge’s leg.1 He has been so ill as not to be able to attend to any thing & he still cannot even write a note,2 but he will send [for] the specimen as soon as he can & examine it with care. He begs to be very kindly remembered to you.

I am dear Sir | yours truly | Emma Darwin

Footnotes

See letter from Alfred Newton, 31 October 1863. See also letter to J. D. Hooker, 5 [December 1863], and Correspondence vol. 12, letter to J. D. Hooker, 26–[7] March 1864.
The entry in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) for 4 November 1863 is ‘in bed all day’.

Summary

CD thanks AN for the note and remarks on the partridge’s leg. CD is too ill to write a note, but will send [for] the specimen as soon as he can. [See 4326.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4330F
From
Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
To
Alfred Newton
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/65)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4330F,” accessed on 20 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-4330F

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 11

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