To J. Shillinglaw (Secretary, Royal Geographical Society) [1839 – May 1842]1
12. U. G. St
My dear Sir
Will you please give the Bearer the 1st vol of Beechey2 & 2d of Naut. Mag.—3 Also an order on Arrowsmith4 for the Atlas of Dumont Durville’s voyage in the Astrolabe.—5 My servant did call at Arrowsmith, but brought only the Atlas of the voyage of Duperrey6 in the Coquille.— I want both.—
Yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin
Asks for volumes of F. W. Beechey’s work [Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Bering Strait (1831)] and Nautical magazine and an order on [John] Arrowsmith for atlas of Dumont d’Urville’s Voyage in the "Astrolabe".
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 477,” accessed on 29 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-477