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From John Lubbock to Emma Darwin   6 November 1863

15, Lombard Street. E.C.1

6 Nov. 1863

My dear Mrs. Darwin

I return with many thanks the extract from the Record which you were kind enough to lend me.2

I should be very much obliged if you would drop me one line to say how Mr. Darwin is now.

Please give him my love & Believe me | Yours very truly | John Lubbock


The address of the London bank Robarts, Lubbock & Co., of which Lubbock was a partner.
Lubbock refers to the review of Origin in the Record of 12 December 1860, p. 4, which he had borrowed from CD (see letter from John Lubbock to Emma Darwin, 24 October 1863).


Origin: On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1859.


Returns a borrowed extract from the [Zoological?] Record.

Letter details

Letter no.
John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
Sent from
London, Lombard St, 15
Source of text
DAR 170: 43
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4331,” accessed on 3 December 2020,

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