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Letter 3181

Darwin, C. R. to Walford, Edward

13 June [1861]

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    Sends "the dates of the principal events of my Life" requested by EW [for use in his Men of the time (1862)].

Transcription

Down Bromley Kent

June 13th

Sir

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. servt. | Charles Darwin

E. Walford Esq

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    f1 3181.f1
    The year is provided by the reference to the biography of CD included in Walford ed. 1862.
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    f2 3181.f2
    Walford was the editor of the 1862 edition of the biographical series Men of the time (DNB).
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    f3 3181.f3
    The 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.
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