From John Murray 6 March 1
50A, Albemarle St. | W.
My Dear Sir
I enclose my note of hand at 4 Mo’s from Mar 2. for £420 " as agreed.2 I trust it will reach you safely—
The son of Mr Clowes our Printer—a gentleman educated at Eton & Oxford is to be ballotted for at the Athenæum next Monday.3 I do not suppose you venture out at night, but if you think fit to speak to friends on Mr W Clowes behalf I venture to think he is not undeserving—
My Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | John Murray
Chas Darwin Esq
JM sends note for £420.
Asks CD to use his good offices on behalf of William Clowes’s son who is up for election to Athenaeum.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5988,” accessed on 16 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5988