From William Andrew Fane De Salis 8 July 1839
Absence from town has prevented me acknowledging earlier your letter of the 23d Ult informing me of my Election as Fellow of the Geological society—
In pursuance with your letter I beg to enclose the Obligation signed by me, and have written above an order for the amount of my entrance & subscription which I shall feel obliged by your handing to the Treasurer whose address I am ignorant of
I am Sir | yr very obedt | Wm Fane De Salis Charles Darwin Esqr
A newly-elected Fellow sends a signed obligation and subscription to CD as Secretary of the Geological Society of London.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 525,” accessed on 19 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-525