Has received fowls from interior of Sierra Leone.
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Sir
Many thanks for the Runt received this morning.
I have had some live fowls sent me from some way in interior of Sierra Leone, so that
they are genuine Africans.— Would you like a Cockrel
to look at & then kill if it so pleases you. I could send it to
Carstang's carriage free. But I must tell you that
By the way I sh
With many thanks | Your's very sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 1975.f1See letter to W. B. Tegetmeier, 21 September .
- f2 1975.f2See letter from W. F. Daniell, 8 October – 7 November 1856.
- f3 1975.f3Carstang is listed in CD's Address book (Down House MS) under ‘pigeons’. His address was Ship Tavern Passage, Leadenhall Market, an area of London associated with meat and poultry markets.
- f4 1975.f4Bernard Philip Brent.