From Erasmus Alvey Darwin [May 1844 – 1 October 1846]1
diag 14 miles base with 200ft
gives 0o 7′ 48’
35 miles with 674 feet
gives 0o 10′ 53’ramme Dear Charles.
Swale2 sent here Lady Willogby’s Diary3 which I have transferred to Gower St4 to take down to you. I hope Emma was none the worse for her journey & Granny5 had a beautiful day for hers—
Yours. E D Saturday
Sends calculations of angles of elevation [of sea-bottom, for South America?].
Swale has sent Lady Willoughby’s diary, which EAD will forward to CD.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 727,” accessed on 6 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-727