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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   29 July [1867]

Down

July 29

My dear Hooker

It rejoices my heart that you will come here next Saturday, & I hope nothing will prevent you, but remember should any thing occur you must not put yourself out to give me pleasure great though that will be.1

If you have Willy or Charley with you we should be most glad to see them.2

yours affectionately | C. Darwin

If you can lay your hand on Adam Bede bring it back.—3

Footnotes

CD refers to Hooker’s sons Charles Paget and William Henslow Hooker.
CD refers to Eliot 1859.

Bibliography

Eliot, George. 1859. Adam Bede. 3 vols. Edinburgh: William Blackwood.

Summary

Pleased JDH will come next Saturday.

Asks him to return Adam Bede.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5587
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 94: 143
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5587,” accessed on 28 May 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-5587.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 15

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