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To John Lubbock   8 April [1874]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Ap. 8th

Dear Lubbock

Lady Lubbock2 has been so good as to return to me the enclosed & has given me your address. I have been asked to send it to you. As you perhaps will not have a large envelope with you, I enclose one addressed, & I shd be obliged if you will post the statement & my circular.3

Yours sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the reference to the statement and circular (see n. 3, below).
Ellen Frances Lubbock.
See circular to various scientific men, [7 April 1874], and letter from Michael Foster, 7 April [1874]. The statement has not been found; CD evidently sent the circular, together with Foster’s statement of appeal for the Zoological Station at Naples, to Lubbock’s home address. Lubbock’s journal records on 8 April 1874: ‘Took Harriet & the children for a few days to Alum Bay. Nelly would not come’ (British Library, Add Ms 62680: supplementary Avebury papers).

Summary

Encloses a statement and circular he has been asked to send to JL.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8283
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8283,” accessed on 17 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-8283.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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