Encloses signed receipt for promissory note for £150 from John Murray. Hopes to have pleasure of meeting him soon. Is particularly obliged for promise of information on success of volume.
Down near Bromley | Kent.
My dear Sir
I beg to acknowledge your kind note & return you the receipt signed.
I hope on some future occasion, before long, we may have the pleasure of meeting— I am partilarly obliged for your promise information on the success on my Journal.
Yours sincerely | C. Darwin
London Sept 1
Received of John Murray Esq. a Promissory note for One hundred and fifty pounds—due March 4, 1846—for the entire Copyright of my Journal on Natural History & Geology during the Voyage of HM.S. Beagle round the World and I hereby promise a further assignment if required—
£150”—”— Charles Darwin