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DCP-LETT-1385

To John Mumford1   1 January 1851

Received of Mr Mumford, three Pounds five shillings being the proceeds of the Lecture,2 for the Down Coal & Clothing Club.—3

C. Darwin Down Jan 1st 1851.

Footnotes

1
Master of the free school for boys in Down (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1851).
2
This letter is preserved in the Lubbock Papers at the Royal Society and refers to a lecture given by John William Lubbock. An entry in the Down Coal Club honorary subscriptions book (Down House MS) for 1850–1 reads: ‘Sir. J. Lubbock proceeds of Astronom. Lecture [£]3. 5[s.]’.
3
CD was treasurer of the club from 1848 (see Correspondence vol. 4, letter to John Innes, [8 May 1848], n. 2).

Summary

Receipt for £3 5s, proceeds of a lecture, for the Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1385
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Mumford, John
Sent from
Down
Source of text
The Royal Society (LUB: D17)
Physical description
ADS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1385,” accessed on 24 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1385

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