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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Hugh Falconer   4 October [1862]1

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Oct 4th

My dear Falconer

I returned home on Tuesday evening & on Thursday I returned your M.S., with my letter, to Park Crescent, & there I have no doubt you will find it safe.—2 I shd. indeed be grieved if it were lost.—

In Haste | Ever yours | C. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Hugh Falconer, 3 October 1862 (Correspondence vol. 10).
In his letter of 3 October 1862 (Correspondence vol. 10), Falconer asked CD whether he had received the manuscript that Falconer had sent him on 27 September 1862. The manuscript was part of a paper on fossil and living species of elephant (Falconer 1863). CD commented favourably on the manuscript in his letter to Hugh Falconer, 1 October [1862] (Correspondence vol. 10).

Summary

Explains that he returned the MS - part of a paper on fossil and living species of elephant (Falconer 1863) - to Falconer’s house in Park Crescent the previous Thursday.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3751F,” accessed on 18 June 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3751F

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18 (Supplement)

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