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DCP-LETT-499

To the Librarian of the Royal Geographical Society   [19 March 1839]

Mr Darwin would be much obliged to the Librarian of the Geographical Society to send him Lutke’s1 charts of the Caroline Isld, & likewise any charts of the Lagoon Isld in the Pacific by Beechey, which the Society may possess.—2 12 Upper Gower St

Tuesday.—

Footnotes

1
Fedor Petrovich Lütke 1835–6.
2
See Coral reefs,‘Description of Plates’, Figs. 4, 7, 8.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-499
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Librarian, Royal Geographical Society
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
Royal Geographical Society
Physical description
1p

Summary

Formal request for F. Lutké’s charts of the Caroline Islands and any charts by Beechey of the Lagoon Islands [Ellice Islands] that the Society might possess.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 499,” accessed on 1 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-499

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