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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-617

To J. F. Royle   [2 February 1842]

12 Upper Gower St

Wednesday

Dear Royle

My brother Erasmus Darwin’s ballot for the Athenæum comes on Monday next the 7th — If you will attend & give him your vote, I shall feel much obliged1

Ever yours | C. Darwin

Can you, also, assist him by your interest with any friend, who may attend

Footnotes

1
E. A. Darwin ‘came in triumphantly without one black ball’ (Emma Darwin to Jessie Sismondi, 8 February [1842], Emma Darwin 2: 67).

Summary

Asks JFR to support E. A. Darwin’s election to the Athenaeum.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-617
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Royle, J. F.
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 617,” accessed on 26 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-617

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