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From V. O. Kovalevsky   7 August [1870]1


7 August

Dear Sir

Having finished all the business I had in Nice I am going now back to Paris and I hope to London.2 Will You have the kindness Dear Sir to send me a note Poste restante Paris if I can hope to find You about the 15 August in London.3 I beg Your pardon for this anoyance, but I should be very sorry to miss You as I am going to London expressly for this object

Yours | Very truly | W Kovalevsky


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from V. O. Kovalevsky, 28 February [1870].
See letters from V. O. Kovalevsky, 20 February [1870] and 28 February [1870].
CD was away from home at the time of Kovalevsky’s visit (see Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), and CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)).


Plans to visit Down in a week.

Letter details

Letter no.
Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
DAR 169: 64
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7297,” accessed on 2 March 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18