Writes about canal shares EAD holds as trustee.
My dear Eras.
I have heard from Jos that he has been obliged (somehow owing to a
transference being necessary, & it being impossible to transfer from his own
name as executor, to his own as Trustee) to put the Trent & Mersey &
Monmouths Canal shares, belonging to Emma, in your sole name. He sends a paper for you
to sign, & date which he says I am to keep. He says the Trent & Mersey
will send their receipt to you to sign, & when signed you can send it either to
me [or] to Robarts for me, which latter w
For the Monmouths Canal shares you will have to write half yearly to a Newport Banker & he will pay the money direct to me.— I will half-yearly remind you & give you the Banker address, & number of the shares.
I am glad the Trent & Mersey shares, will give you no more trouble than your
own ones do, & I sh
I intend coming up on Tuesday & mean to dine at the Athenæum I shall sleep two nights in London
Ever yours | C. Darwin
- f1 678.f1Dated by reference to the letter to Solicitor?, 1 October 1844, which deals with the same share transactions.