Describes progress in illustrating fossil cirripede specimens by J. de C. Sowerby.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I am very much obliged for your kind note. By the same Post, there came in answer to my
letter of complaint to M
I will again write to him & tell him that you will very soon demand back your
specimens whether finished or not.—
I thank you much for the present of the pamphlet; I wish that I was more worthy to receive it—
Yours sincerely | C. Darwin
I beg to thank you most particularly for your further offer of more specimens, but I really stand in no need of any others.—
- f1 1369.f1CD employed George Brettingham Sowerby Jr, nephew of James de Carle Sowerby, to do the drawings for the remaining volumes of the Cirripedia monograph, Living Cirripedia (1851), Living Cirripedia (1854), Fossil Cirripedia (1854).
- f2 1369.f2Possibly Fitch 1847, published by the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, of which Fitch was an active member.