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Letter 580

Darwin, C. R. to Geological Society

18 Nov [1840]

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    Recommends that Consul Chatfield's communication on an earthquake in San Salvador [read 5 Feb 1840; Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1840): 179] not be published in Transactions.


[12 Upper Gower Street]

The whole of Mr Chatfields communication on the earthquake at San Salvador is given in the published abstract

Charles Darwin
November 18th

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    The President read an abstract of Frederick Chatfield's dispatch, dated 10 October 1839 (Proceedings of the Geological Society 3 (1838–42): 179). Chatfield was Consul-General in Guatemala.
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