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Darwin Correspondence Project

To ?   8 January [1872]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Jan. 8th

Sir

I am obliged by your letter of Jan. 6th.— But I do not desire to join the movement to which you allude, because I have not sufficiently considered the subject, & therefore am not willing to take any side.—2

I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your obet. servt | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the printed stationery, with the address on the right; CD used this type of notepaper from May 1871 until January 1872.
The letter has not been found, and the movement has not been identified.

Summary

Declines to join movement; has not sufficiently considered subject.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8150
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Unidentified
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.405)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8150,” accessed on 13 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-8150.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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