To John Washington, Secretary, Royal Geographical Society 16 May 1840
12 Upper Gower St
May 16th 1840
I beg leave to inform you, that I shall have much pleasure in accepting the honour of being proposed as a member of the Council of the Geographical Society.1
I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your obedient servant | Charles Darwin To | Capt. Washington R.N.
Secretary to the Geograp. Soc
Has much pleasure "in accepting the honour of being proposed as a member of the Council of the Geographical Society".
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 568,” accessed on 20 February 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-568