To Samuel Pickworth Woodward [12 November 1842]1
Down near Bromley | Kent
Would you oblige me by getting the following specimens, ready for my inspection on Wednesday Morning about 12 oclock—viz. a set of obsidian & other allied rocks, presented to the Soc: in 1838 by Mr Edmonds, from Mexico—2 Would you also have ready for me ‘Dolimieu Voyage aux isles de Lipari’3
Perhaps, I may not be able to come till 2 oclock, but will you have them ready by 12 & I shall be much obliged.—
Your’s very faithfully | C. Darwin
Asks SPW to have obsidian specimens and book [Dieudonné de Gratet de Dolomieu, Voyage aux îles de Lipari (1783)] ready when he comes.