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Letter 1385

Darwin, C. R. to Mumford, John

1 Jan 1851

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    Receipt for £3 5s, proceeds of a lecture, for the Down Coal and Clothing Club.


Received of Mr Mumford, three Pounds five shillings being the proceeds of the Lecture, for the Down Coal & Clothing Club.—

C. Darwin
Down Jan 1st 1851.

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    f1 1385.f1
    Master of the free school for boys in Down (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1851).
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    This letter is preserved in the Lubbock Papers at the Royal Society and refers to a lecture given by John William Lubbock. An entry in the Down Coal Club honorary subscriptions book (Down House MS) for 1850–1 reads: ‘Sir. J. Lubbock proceeds of Astronom. Lecture [£]3. 5[s.]’.
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    CD was treasurer of the club from 1848 (see Correspondence vol. 4, letter to John Innes, [8 May 1848], n. 2).
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