Thinks THH's [Anniversary] Address [to Geological Society, Feb 1862, Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 18 (1862): xl–liv] a wonderful condensed and original summary of palaeontology.
My dear Huxley
It is late at night & I have this minute finished your Address to Geolog.
Good night— | yours very sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 3522.f1The year is established by the reference to Huxley's anniversary address to the Geological Society of London (see n. 2, below).
- f2 3522.f2In the absence of the president, Huxley, as one of the secretaries of the Geological Society, delivered the anniversary address on 21 February 1862 (T. H. Huxley 1862d). The president, Leonard Horner, was in Italy with his convalescent wife.