To Francis Boott [3 February 1842]1
12 Upper Gower St
My dear Sir
I have called on you, to solicit your vote & interest at the Athenæum Club (if you ever attend the evening meetings)2 in favour of my brother, Erasmus Darwin, at the ballot on next Monday (7th).3 If you can so far oblige me, I shall esteem it a great kindness.4
Believe me my dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin
"My Dear Sir, I have called on you, to solicit your vote & interest at the Athenaeum Club […] in favour of my brother, Erasmus Darwin".
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 617F,” accessed on 31 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-617F