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From F. T. Buckland   13 December 1864

37, Albany St. | Regents Park. | N.W.

Dec 13th. 1864

Dear Mr Darwin.

Thanks for your kind note   very sorry to hear you are an invalid.1 So therefore Mahomet must go to the mountain— When I return from Galway I will with your permission run down some day & bring you what I have to show.2 General William’s late 2 Life Guards3 has promised me a dead Otter Hound

Yours ever | most truly | Frank Buckland

Footnotes

See letter from F. T. Buckland, [before 11 December 1864] and n. 5. No visit from Buckland is recorded in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242).
See letter to F. T. Buckland, 11 December [1864] and n. 4. Buckland refers to Lewis Duncan Williams, who retired as a colonel from the Second Regiment of Life Guards in 1857, and obtained the rank of major-general in 1860 (Hart’s army list).

Bibliography

Hart’s army list: The new annual army list … with an index. Compiled by H. G. Hart. London: John Murray. 1840–1900.

Summary

Sorry to hear CD ill.

On his return from Galway, will arrange with CD about visiting and showing him his specimens.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-4714
From
Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Albany St, 37
Source of text
DAR 160: 357
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4714,” accessed on 17 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-4714.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 12

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