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To E. W. V. Harcourt   23 August [1856]1

Down Bromley Kent

Augt 23d.

My dear Sir

I have received Brehm all safe & am very much obliged for it, & will return it in 2 or 3 weeks time;2 I would not have kept it so long, but I am going out for a week.—

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

Dated by the relationship to the letter to E. W. V. Harcourt, 19 August [1856].

Bibliography

Brehm, Christian Ludwig. 1831. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte aller Vögel Deutschlands. Ilmenau: Bernh. Friedr. Voigt.

Summary

Has received [C. L.?] Brehm’s work [unspecified]. Will return it in two or three weeks.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4598
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Edward William Vernon Harcourt
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Wellcome Library
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4598,” accessed on 1 April 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-4598.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 6

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