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From E. A. Darwin to M. D. Conway   11 November 1863

6 Queen Anne St | W

11 Nov 63

Dear Mr Conway

I am sorry to say that I have heard from Mrs Darwin that my Brother is no better & that he is forbidden by his physician to see any one.1 He begs me to say how sorry he is that he cannot have the pleasure of making your acquaintance.

Believe me | Yours very truly | Eras. Darwin


See following letter, letter from E. A. Darwin, 9 November [1863], and letter from E. A. Darwin to M. D. Conway, 9 November 1863.


Mrs Darwin has written that CD is no better, and visitors have been forbidden.

Letter details

Letter no.
Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Moncure Daniel Conway
Sent from
London, Queen Anne St, 6
Source of text
Columbia University in the City of New York, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Moncure D. Conway papers)
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4338,” accessed on 20 January 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 11