JM sends note for £420.
Asks CD to use his good offices on behalf of William Clowes's son who is up for election to Athenaeum.
My Dear Sir
I enclose my note of hand at 4 Mo's from Mar 2. for £420 " as agreed. I trust it will reach you safely—
The son of M
My Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | John Murray
Chas Darwin Esq
- f1 5988.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 6 March 1868.
- f2 5988.f2See letter from John Murray, 3 March  and n. 2.
- f3 5988.f3Murray refers to William Charles Knight Clowes, whose father was George Clowes, one of the partners in the firm of William Clowes and Sons. W. C. K. Clowes is listed as a member of the Athenaeum Club from 1868. CD had been a member since 1838 (Waugh ).