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Letter 1060

Darwin, C. R. to Nichols, Charles & Geological Society

10 Feb [1847]

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    Encloses 12s for the year.

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    Anxious for February number of the Journal.

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Down Farnborough Kent

Feb. 10th

Dear Sir

Please to give the Bearer the Feb. Nor of the Journal, & I enclose 12s for the current year.— In case you shd be out, I have marked the note to be opened, by Mr Charlton; as I am anxious for the Number.— Please to ask Mr Charlton for any parcels for me.

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin

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    f1 1060.f1
    Charles Nichols was the clerk and resident officer of the Geological Society, 1839–60 (Woodward 1907, p. 309).
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    f2 1060.f2
    CD was probably eager to see the printed version of the paper on slaty cleavage by Daniel Sharpe (Sharpe 1847), which had been read on 2 December 1846. See letters to Daniel Sharpe, [19 January 1847] and [23 January 1847].
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    f3 1060.f3
    Isaac Charlton, house steward of the Geological Society, 1841–91 (Woodward 1907, pp. 243, 309).
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