To Linnean Society 1 June 1868
Down, Bromley Kent
June 1 /68
My dear Sir,
“As I was permitted to have 50 cops. of my former papers, I have marked this number on the proofs.
If necessy, will you be so kind as to lay my request before the Council.1
(signed) Ch. Darwin.”
Requests 50 copies of his paper ["Offspring of illegitimate unions of di- and trimorphic plants", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 393–437].