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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Charles Babbage   19 [February 1839 – August 1842]

My dear Sir

My sister is at present staying with us, will you be so kind as to allow me to bring her to your party on Saturday, that she may see the World.

Ever Yours | Most truly | Chas. Darwin 12 Upper Gower St



Asks to be allowed to bring his sister to CB’s party "that she may see the World".

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Charles Babbage
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
The British Library (Add MS 37191: 299)
Physical description
ALS 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 479,” accessed on 21 July 2024,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2