To Samuel Pickworth Woodward 10 July 1848
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I have much pleasure in stating that from your long connection with the Museum of the Geological Society & from your general knowledge of Geology and Palæontology, in my opinion, you would be enabled to render very material service in taking care of & in arranging the specimens in the Fossil department of the British Museum.1
With my wishes for your success,—I beg to remain | Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin
S. P. Woodward Esqre
Is pleased to support SPW’s application for a position in the fossil department at the British Museum.
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Woodward, S. P.
- Sent from
- Source of text
- British Museum Central Archives: Staff Applications and Testimonials (S. P. Woodward; CE33/712/3)
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1189A,” accessed on 27 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1189A