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From Alfred Hanson   17 July 1866

Inland Revenue Office, London, W.C. | Legacy and Succession Duty Department 17th. July 1866.

Register KM. 3. of the year 1866 folio 618.


I beg to enclose abstracts of the Acts by which duties are charged upon legacies and other Successions to property, for the guidance of the persons liable to account for and pay any duty in consequence of the death of Emily Catherine Langton1

I am Sir | Your obedient Servant | Alfred Hanson


The enclosures have not been found. CD’s sister Catherine had died in February 1866. See letter from J. D. Hooker, 4 February 1866, n. 1.


About duties in consequence of the death of Catherine Langton, née Darwin.

Letter details

Letter no.
Alfred Hanson
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Inland Revenue Office
Source of text
DAR 186: 45
Physical description
1p †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5157,” accessed on 21 April 2018,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 14