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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   [4 October 1866]

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Thursday Evening

My dear Hooker

We have just heard that my poor sister is at rest & thank God has had no more suffering, having been tranquil & half unconscious for many days.1

Yours affectionately | C. Darwin

Do not write.

Footnotes

Susan Elizabeth Darwin’s date of death is registered in Shrewsbury as 3 October 1866.

Summary

Susan Darwin is dead.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5228
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 115: 302
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5228,” accessed on 19 May 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5228

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 14

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