Wishes to borrow volumes 1 and 3 of Narrative [vol. 1 by Capt. P. P. King, vol. 3 by CD].
15, Lombard Street. E.C.
My dear M
Could you kindly lend me the 1
I hope you keep on improving.
Believe me, dear M
C Darwin Esq
- f1 4606.f1Robert FitzRoy edited the Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle (Narrative). Volume 1 covered the first expedition, 1826--30, and Volume 3 was CD's Journal and remarks, which was also published separately as Journal of researches.
- f2 4606.f2The grounds of Down House bordered the High Elms estate, home of Lubbock's father, John William Lubbock. Lubbock lived in Chislehurst, Kent, about five miles north of High Elms.