CD will write to A. A. Gould for aid. Thanks for sympathy and assistance about chloroform.
Saturday | Augt 20. 1848.
My Dear Dr. Boott.
Since I saw you, I have been persuaded at the Brit. Museum to writedirect to Dr. Gould at Boston, for I hear he is a very kind man & likes to assist everyone.f1 Dr. Gould has attended to Cirripedia morethan any one else & if he grants my request, I consider it superfluousto trouble anyone else.f2 Should this channel fail, I will not fail toremember your most kind offer.
With my true thanks for all your sympathy & assistance about Chloriformf3 — | pray believe me | Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin