Arranges an appointment.
57 Queen Anne St | Cavendish
My dear Sir
I will take advantage of your most kind offer & call on you on Friday about 11 oclock; if I do not hear to contrary I will venture to assume that this will suit you.—
Pray believe me, | Yours very truly obliged | Ch. Darwin
- f1 1841a.f1CD was in London between 10 and 14 March 1856 (see the letter to W. D. Fox, 15 March ) staying with his brother, whose address he gives. He attended a council meeting of the Royal Society of London on Thursday, 13 March (Royal Society council minutes).
- f2 1841a.f2See letters to J. E. Gray, 14 January , and to Samuel Birch, 6 February . Birch translated for CD passages referring to pigeons from an ancient Chinese encyclopaedia and on fowls from ancient Egyptian and Japanese sources. See Origin, 27–8, and Variation 1: 205, 230, 247. For a list of CD's Chinese sources, see Pan 1984.