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From John Lubbock   [after 5 August 1869]1

High Elms

Dear Mr Darwin

Thanks for your kind note.2

I am not yet quite sure whether we shall have people with us tomorrow or not.

If not I will come up & see you.

I send the Suites a Buffon on Myriapods.3

Any way I hope you will come to luncheon the Sunday following.

Believe me | Yours most sincerely | John Lubbock


The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from John Lubbock, 5 August [1869].
No letter from CD in reply to Lubbock’s letter of 5 August [1869] has been found.
Walckenaer and Gervais 1837–47; see letter from John Lubbock, 5 August [1869] and n. 4.


Visiting arrangements.

Letter details

Letter no.
John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
High Elms
Source of text
DAR 170: 70
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6519,” accessed on 26 May 2020,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17