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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Emma Darwin to George Maw1   28 December 1863

Down Bromley | Kent

Dec 28 | 1863.


Mr Darwin being too unwell to write himself begs me to tell you that he has had the greatest satisfaction in signing the paper & forwarding it as you wish— 2

I am Sir | Yours very truly | Emma Darwin


The attribution is based on the archival history of the letter, namely, that it was deposited in the collections of the Royal Horticultural Society, London, with the George Maw papers, and on the relationship between this letter and the following letter.
See following letter.


CD too unwell to write but has signed the [unspecified] paper and forwarded it as requested.

Letter details

Letter no.
Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
George Maw
Sent from
Source of text
Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/11)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4360,” accessed on 17 September 2023,

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