Thanks CD for loan of £10.
I beg to acknowledge due receipt, by to-days mail—your letter of the
Please excuse me writing so briefly as the time is nearly up for despatch of mail, & I am anxious to acknowledge by return receipt of the above cheque.
I am | Sir | Your obliged & obed
- f1 4582.f1CD's letter to Scott has not been found; however, see letter from John Scott, 29 July  and n. 5. CD's Account book--cash account (Down House MS) records a gift of £10 to Scott on 31 July 1864.
- f2 4582.f2CD had previously given Scott £25 for his voyage to India (see second letter from John Scott, 10 June ). He gave Scott an additional £80 when Scott visited Down later in August (see letter to J. D. Hooker, [16 August 1864], n. 2).