Sends samples likely to contain Infusoria and some that Hooker collected in Antarctic regions.
Down near Bromley | Kent
I heard sometime since from D
Two of the bottles & the majority of the parcels are from
I hope these Antarctic specimens will be useful to you.—
I can hardly venture to ask you to take the trouble, but sh
With the greatest respect | Sir | Your faithful & obliged servant | Charles Darwin
P.S. M. Baillière, the Bookseller, has undertaken to send the Parcel by Steam-boat, without charge to you, directed to the University, Berlin.
- f1 747.f1See letter to Ernst Dieffenbach, 25 January 1844.
- f2 747.f2See letters to J. D. Hooker, [27 January 1844] and [3–17 February 1844].
- f3 747.f3Hippolyte Baillière, bookseller and publisher in London who specialised in French medical and scientific texts.