Sends "the dates of the principal events of my Life" requested by EW [for use in his Men of the time (1862)].
Down Bromley Kent
I enclose the dates of the principal events of my Life, according to your request.— I presume that I have given them much too fully, but you can use such as you think fit.—
I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your obedt. serv
E. Walford Esq
- f1 3181.f1The year is provided by the reference to the biography of CD included in Walford ed. 1862.
- f2 3181.f2Walford was the editor of the 1862 edition of the biographical series Men of the time (DNB).
- f3 3181.f3The entry for CD in Walford ed. 1862 includes information on the educational institutions he attended, the Beagle voyage, his publications, and the medals awarded to him by the Royal Society and the Geological Society.