RECORD: Wilson, Hugh (West Kent Natural History, Microscopical and Photographic Society). 1882.04.29. Letter to Emma Darwin. CUL-DAR215.11p. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

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West Kent Natural History, Microscopical and Photographic Society.

29th April 1882

29 Lime Grove

Lewisham, S. E.


At a meeting of the above Society, held on the 26th Inst. it was unanimously reached

"That the Hon. Secretary be directed to forward, on behalf of the Society, & the family of the late Mr. Darwin a letter of condolence with them


on the great bereavement they have sustained."

Please consider this letter as carrying the wish of the Society.

& I have the honor to be, Madam,

Yours respectfully,

Hugh Wilson

Hon. Sec.

Mrs Darwin.

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