Encloses a statement [see 377a] from Smith, Elder & Co., which appears to provide the best plan for the expenditure of the grant. Asks that it be presented for their Lordships' consideration. Also encloses a prospectus.
36 Great Marlborough St
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of August
After consultation in various quarters, the plan suggested by Smith, Elder and
I have the honor to remain | Sir | Your faithful and obedient servant | Charles Darwin
- f1 378a.f1The previous letter, from Smith, Elder & Co., 12 September 1837.
- f2 378a.f2A prospectus for Zoology in Syms Covington's hand is preserved in the Public Record Office (T1 4524/19899). This appears to be a draft of the printed prospectus (see Freeman 1977, p. 26, and letter to J. S. Henslow, [19 November 1837]).