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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Briton Riviere   4 April 1872

Down, Beckenham, Kent

April 4, 1872

Dear Sir

I thank you most sincerely for your kindness. You must not think of trying until you feel some inclination and strength for the task. I have written to Mr. Cooper (188 Strand) to send you the blocks.1

My dear Sir | yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin

P.S. I may as well add my address for parcels viz. C. Darwin Esq. | Orpington Station | South Eastern Railway

Footnotes

See letter from Briton Riviere, 3 April 1872. CD refers to James Davis Cooper.

Summary

Thanks for kindness. BR must not think of trying until he feels inclination and strength for task.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8274
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Briton Riviere
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 147: 319
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8274,” accessed on 26 May 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-8274.xml

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

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