Asks how many copies of Proceedings are commonly sold.
Down Bromley | Kent
Will you be so good as to send me a line by return of Post, informing me (if you can find out) how many copies of our Proceedings are annually sold. I am particularly anxious to know this soon—
Believe me | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
- f1 663.f1CD served as a vice-president of the Geological Society in 1843 (see Proceedings of the Geological Society 4 (1842–5): 64). His reason for requesting the number of copies of Proceedings sold is not known. The Annual Report of 1843 lists £18 realised from the sale, but the number of copies is not specified.