CD signed the petition, had Sir Charles Lyell do so also, and then forwarded the memorial to Sir John Lubbock.
6 Queen Anne St | W
I have signed the petition myself & have procured the signature of Sir Charles Lyell & have then forwarded the momorial to Sir John Lubbock asking him to return it to you & I hope before this you have received it.
Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin
- f1 6618.f1The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Eliza Meteyard, 19 February 1869. The Thursday before 19 February 1869 was 18 February.
- f2 6618.f2See letter to John Lubbock, [before 13 February 1869], and letter from John Lubbock, 13 February .