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Darwin Correspondence Project

To the Admiralty   9 [May 1846]1

Down near Bromley | Kent

Saturday 9th.

My dear Sir

I should be very much obliged if you would kindly forward the accompanying letter to Sulivan in the Philomel,2 & should you be sending any package, also, the accompanying, paper,3 which relates to a subject, on which he has made some observations at the Falklands.—

I hope you will excuse me troubling you & believe me | Yours truly obliged | Charles Darwin.

Footnotes

9 May was the only Saturday the 9th in 1846.
H.M.S. Philomel, then returning to England, arrived 19 June 1846 (Log of Philomel, Public Record Office, ADM 53/1025).
‘On the geology of the Falkland Islands’ (read 25 March 1846), Collected papers 1: 203–12.

Summary

Encloses letter and paper to be forwarded to B. J. Sulivan.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-694
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Admiralty
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 694,” accessed on 9 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-694

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