I enclose Innes answer. It is evident that he will not speak to M
You will see query about E. Town answered & I quite agree.—
I hope that you agree that the Report sh
Etty keeps very ill, & though we were anxious yesterday, I think she is better to day.—
Dear Lubbock | Yours most truly | C. Darwin
- f1 2817.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter to John Lubbock, 25 May .
- f2 2817.f2Probably Thomas Selwood Stephens, a resident of Down who was apparently acting as curate. See letter to John Lubbock, 25 May .
- f3 2817.f3CD had been treasurer of the Down Coal and Clothing Club since 1848 (see Correspondence vol. 4, letter to John Innes, [8 May 1848]). In 1850, the administration was expanded to include a Friendly Society, a mutual insurance and benefit club, of which CD was treasurer for thirty years (LL 1: 142).
- f4 2817.f4Possibly a relative of Daniel Town, carpenter, who is listed as residing in Down in the Post Office directory of the six home counties 1859.