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Letter 694

Darwin, C. R. to Admiralty

9 [May 1846]

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    Encloses letter and paper to be forwarded to B. J. Sulivan.

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Down near Bromley | Kent

Saturday 9th

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.

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    f1 694.f1
    9 May was the only Saturday the 9th in 1846.
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    f2 694.f2
    H.M.S. Philomel, then returning to England, arrived 19 June 1846 (Log of Philomel, Public Record Office, ADM 53/1025).
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    f3 694.f3
    ‘On the geology of the Falkland Islands’ (read 25 March 1846), Collected papers 1: 203–12.
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