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From JDHooker   26 November 1868

Royal Gardens Kew

Nov 26/68

Dear Darwin

We are most anxious to hear how the Lubbocks take this disastrous termination to their hopes.1 I am very very sorry for them, but do not like to write, as they may not choose to be condoled with.

Ever yrs aff | J D Hooker

Footnotes

Hooker refers to John Lubbock’s recent defeat in the general election (see letter to JDHooker, 26 November [1868] and n. 9).

Summary

Anxious to hear how the Lubbocks take the disastrous termination to their hopes. [Sir John Lubbock was defeated in the Parliamentary election on 25 Nov 1868.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6477
From
Joseph Dalton Hooker
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Kew
Source of text
DAR 102: 242
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6477,” accessed on 21 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-6477.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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