Letter (WCP4148.4166)





Aug 4th [1871]1

My dear W.

I am glad you are inclined to read enclosed.2

Please return it at your leisure. — I am so giddy I can hardly sit up, so no more. —

Ever yours | C. Darwin [signature]

'[1871]' is written in pencil, apparently by the repository. The Darwins rented Haredene from 28 July to 25 August 1871.
CD refers to a letter from Fritz Müller, 14 June 1871; see Darwin Correspondence Project, <https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7820.xml> [accessed 18 Nov 2019]. See also WCP1950.6047, Darwin to A. R. Wallace, 1 August [1871].

Please cite as “WCP4148,” in Beccaloni, G. W. (ed.), Ɛpsilon: The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection accessed on 7 June 2023, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/wallace/letters/WCP4148