Thanks CD for agreeing to review Bates's paper for Natural History Review.
15, Lombard Street. E.C.
18 Dec 62
Hurrah, you are a brick & I shall read your article with the greatest interest.
My lecture is to be on the ``Pfahlbauten''.
C Darwin Esq
- f1 3867.f1See letter from John Lubbock, 15 December 1862, and letter to John Lubbock, 16 [December 1862].
- f2 3867.f2Lubbock refers to his lecture at the Royal Institution of Great Britain on the ancient lake-habitations of Switzerland (Lubbock 1863c): the dwellings (`Pfahlbauten') were built on stilts or piles (`Pfahl').