Encloses letter and paper to be forwarded to B. J. Sulivan.
Down near Bromley | Kent
My dear Sir
I should be very much obliged if you would kindly forward the accompanying letter to Sulivan in the Philomel, & should you be sending any package, also, the accompanying, paper, which relates to a subject, on which he has made some observations at the Falklands.—
I hope you will excuse me troubling you & believe me | Yours truly obliged | Charles Darwin.
- f1 694.f19 May was the only Saturday the 9th in 1846.
- f2 694.f2H.M.S. Philomel, then returning to England, arrived 19 June 1846 (Log of Philomel, Public Record Office, ADM 53/1025).
- f3 694.f3‘On the geology of the Falkland Islands’ (read 25 March 1846), Collected papers 1: 203–12.