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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].

Summary

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

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

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6618,” accessed on 28 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6618

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