Thanks correspondent for sending extracts about the jackal.
Down. | Beckenham | Kent.
Oct 31. 69
<My dear> Sir,
I am very much obliged to you for your kindness in sending me the extracts about the jackal, which are extremely interesting & curious.
With my best thanks | I beg leave to remain | Yours faithfully | Charles Darwin
- f1 6962.f1The conjectured recipient is the author of the extracts on the jackal (see n. 2, below).
- f2 6962.f2CD refers to an article by Salvin, `A domesticated jackal', that appeared in Land and Water, 16 October 1869, p. 249, and a reader's query with the author's response that appeared in Land and Water, 23 October 1869, p. 267. CD's annotated copies of the extracts are in DAR 53.2: 118.