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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Royal Geographical Society  23 April [1843]

Down | Bromley | Kent

My dear Sir

Thank you for your obliging offer of putting me on the list for the Council of the Geographical Soc: I should feel much interest in serving in that capacity, but I find that coming up to town robs me of so much time, that I fear I should scarcely ever attend & would therefore prefer not at present being put on the list; some future year I trust I shall have more spare activity

Yours very sincerely | Charles Darwin April 23d.

Summary

Thanks Jackson for putting him on list for Council of Geographical Society, but he is unable to serve.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-672
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Julian Jackson ;
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Royal Geographical Society
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 672,” accessed on 24 June 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-672

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2

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