Thanks for note; encloses copy of FitzRoy's agreement with Henry Colburn [see 379], to the effect that after sale of first edition of Narrative, CD is at liberty to publish his Journal of researches in any manner he chooses.
Down Bromley Kent
I am much obliged for your note, & have the pleasure of enclosing a copy (on
the other side) of the agreement with M
Believe me | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin
London Sept. 22
This is to certify that after the completion of the sale of the first Edition of the
Voyages of Capt
- f1 843.f1See Correspondence vol. 2, letter to William Shoberl, [22 or 23 September 1837], for CD's acknowledgment of his copy of this agreement.