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Letter 6618

Darwin, C. R. to Meteyard, Eliza

[18 Feb 1869]

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    CD signed the petition, had Sir Charles Lyell do so also, and then forwarded the memorial to Sir John Lubbock.

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6 Queen Anne St | W

Thursday

Dear Madam

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

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    f1 6618.f1
    The 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.
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    See letter to John Lubbock, [before 13 February 1869], and letter from John Lubbock, 13 February [1869].
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