RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1909. [Autograph note to J. T. Page, 1881.] In John T. Page. Rambles among my autographs. Tower Hamlets Independent and East End Local Advertiser (27 February): 6.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by John van Wyhe 12.2019. RN1

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[…]It was from here [Down House] that I received his autograph, some eight months before his death. It was sent off at once in response to my application, being written in black ink upon half a sheet of notepaper, doubtless torn from some disposed-of letter. At the head of the sheet is written:—

Charles Darwin,

Down, Kent,

Augt. 16th, 1881.

Lower down, about the centre, are the words

"With Mr. D's compliments."



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