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Letter 617

Darwin, C. R. to Royle, J. F.

[2 Feb 1842]

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    Asks JFR to support E. A. Darwin's election to the Athenaeum.

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12 Upper Gower St

Wednesday

Dear Royle

My brother Erasmus Darwin's ballot for the Athenæum comes on Monday next the 7th— If you will attend & give him your vote, I shall feel much obliged

Ever yours | C. Darwin

Can you, also, assist him by your interest with any friend, who may attend

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    E. A. Darwin ‘came in triumphantly without one black ball’ (Emma Darwin to Jessie Sismondi, 8 February [1842], Emma Darwin 2: 67).
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