CD and Emma request transfer of some shares to E. A. Darwin.
We hereby request you to have transferred into the Sole name of Erasmus A
Darwin the two Monmouth canal shares & two Trent & Mersey Shares which we have agreed to take in part discharge of the legacy of Emma Darwin under the will of the late Josiah Wedgwood—
Charles R. Darwin
- f1 779.f1The text is in Erasmus Alvey Darwin's hand. ‘Jan 9
th. 1845’ has been added by CD and is presumably the date on which the request was signed.