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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-6618

To Eliza Meteyard   [18 February 1869]1

6 Queen Anne St | W

Thursday

Dear Madam

I have signed the petition myself & have procured the signature of Sir Charles Lyell & have then forwarded the momorial to Sir John Lubbock asking him to return it to you & I hope before this you have received it.2

Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

1
The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Eliza Meteyard, 19 February 1869. The Thursday before 19 February 1869 was 18 February.
2
See letter to John Lubbock, [before 13 February 1869], and letter from John Lubbock, 13 February [1869].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6618
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Meteyard, Eliza
Sent from
London, Queen Anne St, 6
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (Getz 6618)
Physical description
2pp

Summary

CD signed the petition, had Sir Charles Lyell do so also, and then forwarded the memorial to Sir John Lubbock.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6618,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6618

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