RECORD: Darwin, Erasmus A. 1851. Telegram to Emma Darwin. [19 April]. CUL-DAR210.13.12. Transcribed by Christine Chua, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 2.2020. RN1.

NOTE: Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


19 April 1851                                       

Gentleman                                  F Darwin Esquire

Montreal House Malvern.               7 Park St Grosvenor Sq LONDON

Please send man to Sydenham station thence in fly to down to say that Annie has rallied has passed good night – danger much less imminent Fanny Hensleigh come Saturday morning nine o clock.





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