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'I wish I had more strength'

DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Naturalist.
Autograph Letter Signed [to William Robinson, 1838-1935], 2 pages 8vo with integral blank (some stains and soiling), Down, Beckenham, Kent, 10 January [?1876]. Thanking Robinson for his offer of The Garden and accepting a half-year's subscription.
William Robinson was under-gardener at the Royal Botanic Society, Regent's Park, from 1861 to 1863, foreman of the herbaceous department, 1863 to 1867. He travelled in France, between 1867 and 1868 and in North America in 1870. He promoted the use of perennials. He founded the Garden, 1871, and Gardening Illustrated, 1879.
The present letter appears to be unpublished, but is mentioned in the on-line calendar of the correspondence of Charles Darwin.
[No: 20317]

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