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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Richard Kippist   22 April [1868]

To the Librarian, Linnean Socy. | Burlington House

Please give Bearer Books for me.—1

C. Darwin

April 22d.


George Snow, the coal dealer at Down, operated a carrier service between the village and London on Thursdays (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1866). In 1868, 22 April fell on Wednesday.


"Please give Bearer Books for me.–"

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6136,” accessed on 24 May 2018,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16