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Darwin Correspondence Project

To the Geological Society of London  12 March [1843]

Down Bromley | Kent

March 12th

Dear Sir

Will you be so good as to send me a line by return of Post, informing me (if you can find out) how many copies of our Proceedings are annually sold. I am particularly anxious to know this soon—1

Believe me | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin

Footnotes

CD served as a vice-president of the Geological Society in 1843 (see Proceedings of the Geological Society 4 (1842–5): 64). His reason for requesting the number of copies of Proceedings sold is not known. The Annual Report of 1843 lists £18 realised from the sale, but the number of copies is not specified.

Summary

Asks how many copies of Proceedings are commonly sold.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-663
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Geological Society of London
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Geological Society (LR/7)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 663,” accessed on 3 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-663

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