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Darwin Correspondence Project

To W. R. Grove   23 March [1868]1

4 Chester Place | N.W—

Mar 23

Dear Grove

I am very much obliged for your note. I will call on Tuesday mg. about 9.15 but will not accept your kind invitation to Breakfast.2 I will wait till you have finished breakfast or join you during your meal as I often do at the Lyells.3

yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from W. R. Grove, 20 March 1868.
See letter from W. R. Grove, 20 March 1868.
Charles and Mary Elizabeth Lyell.


Arranges to call on WRG.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
William Robert Grove
Sent from
London, Chester Place, 4
Source of text
Royal Institution of Great Britain (Grove papers)
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6042,” accessed on 5 December 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16