RECORD: Calman W. J. CUL-DAR112.A13. [Recollections of Darwin.] CUL-DAR112.A13 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 8.2008. RN1
NOTE: Typed letter on letterhead, one page on one leaf.
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[in another handwriting] W. J. Calman
[printed letterhead] British Museum (Natural History)
25th April 1912
I am very much obliged to you for the dates and for sending me Matthew's letter which I shall place in the Library here.
Certainly keep the copies of your father's letters. I return them herewith. I have others.
I quite agree that it would not be worth while to print them in full, but I may give extracts from them. poor old Matthew must have been something of a bore, and he certainly never again rose to the height of his early inspiration with regard to Natural Selection.
With many thanks,
[To] Francis Darwin, Esq.
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