To Swale and Wilson1 [on or before 24 October 1849]2
Will you please to send to address on other page by next Wednesday night, diag —— Footprints of a Creator (by H. Miller)3
—— Humboldts letters of a Statesman translated recently4
—— Six cards of “Patent Parryian National Pen Nor 3.: Fine Points”5 ramme
NB please attend that this kind be sent.
And a packet of 100 of Newspaper covers;6 I think patented by Delafield—viz a strip of paper with a tape let in.—
Yours faithfully | C. Darwin C. Darwin Ese care of G. Snow Nag’s Head Borough.
N.B. Carrier goes on Thursday morning
Orders books [Hugh Miller, Foot-prints of the Creator (1849)
and Carl Wilhelm von Humboldt, Thoughts and opinions of a statesman, Sir Arthur Helps, ed. (1849)].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1263,” accessed on 17 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1263