RECORD: Litchfield, H. E. 3.1874. [Recollections of Darwin answering a letter from a young man]. CUL-DAR262.23.12 (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 5.2006 and revised 10.2006. RN1
NOTE: The document consists of a single piece of paper, written on one side only. The page is not numbered by the author. The text is written in pencil.
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Father was telling us of a letter he got sometime ago from a young man who belonged to a Debating Society, where my Father's views were going to come up. - He wrote to say that he wished to speak on the subject, but that he was a young man very busy & had not time to read
them Father's books. Would he kindly send him an account of his opinions: Father actually answered the letter shortly eno' but civilly.
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