From Thomas Evans Blackwell 26 January 1839
I have the honour to return to you according to the regulations, the obligation to be filled up on entering the Society.
I beg to apprise you that I have paid into Sir John Lubbock & Cos Bank Mansion House Street, (through Messrs Ward, Merriman’s & Co on account of Mr Blackwell) £10./10s which you may receive on calling at any time after Monday next the 28th Inst.
An acknowledgement on receipt of my subscription will much oblige
Sir | Your mo obedt Sert, | Thos: E. Blackwell Hungerford 26th Jany 1839—
Chas Darwin Esqre
A newly-elected Fellow returns the obligation to be signed upon entering the Geological Society.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 494,” accessed on 25 October 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-494