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DCP-LETT-1060

To Charles Nichols, Geological Society1   10 February [1847]

Down Farnborough Kent

Feb. 10th

Dear Sir

Please to give the Bearer the Feb. Nor of the Journal,2 & I enclose 12s for the current year.— In case you shd be out, I have marked the note to be opened, by Mr Charlton;3 as I am anxious for the Number.— Please to ask Mr Charlton for any parcels for me.

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Charles Nichols was the clerk and resident officer of the Geological Society, 1839–60 (Woodward 1907, p. 309).
2
CD was probably eager to see the printed version of the paper on slaty cleavage by Daniel Sharpe (Sharpe 1847), which had been read on 2 December 1846. See letters to Daniel Sharpe, [19 January 1847] and [23 January 1847].
3
Isaac Charlton, house steward of the Geological Society, 1841–91 (Woodward 1907, pp. 243, 309).

Summary

Encloses 12s for the year.

Anxious for February number of the Journal.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1060
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Nichols, Charles; Geological Society
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Geological Society (LR/10)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1060,” accessed on 29 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1060

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