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Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
29 June 1858

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, Down, Bromley, Kent to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 29 June 1858.

Record created:
20 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Conveys news of the death of Darwin's baby son. References letters received from Hooker regarding the suggestion that they present Wallace's paper and Darwin's writings as a joint paper to the Linnaean Society.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP5312.5856)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 114: 239
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
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Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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