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DCP-LETT-580

To the Geological Society of London  18 November [1840]

[12 Upper Gower Street]

The whole of Mr Chatfields communication on the earthquake at San Salvador is given in the published abstract1

Charles Darwin November 18th

Footnotes

1
The President read an abstract of Frederick Chatfield’s dispatch, dated 10 October 1839 (Proceedings of the Geological Society 3 (1838–42): 179). Chatfield was Consul-General in Guatemala.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-580
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Geological Society
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
Geological Society (P4/2)
Physical description
1p

Summary

Recommends that Consul Chatfield’s communication on an earthquake in San Salvador [read 5 Feb 1840; Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1840): 179] not be published in Transactions.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 580,” accessed on 29 April 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-580

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