# To P. L. Sclater   26 December [1870]1

The Printers have been slack; but I now send two sheets, & 1$\frac{1}{2}$, or thereabouts, more will complete your very kind assistance.2

C. Darwin

Dec. 26th.

## Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to P. L. Sclater, 5 December 1870.
Sclater was checking the names of the birds and mammals in the proof-sheets of Descent (see letter to P. L. Sclater, 5 December 1870 and n. 1).

## Summary

Sending two sheets [of Descent]. About one-and-a-half more will complete PLS’s task.

## Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7402
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Philip Lutley Sclater
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Zoological Society of London
Physical description
ApcS