From Mary Charlton 25 March 1871
Woodlands, | Tooting Common, | S.W.
25 March | 1871
Cresy Memorial Fund
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your handsome donation of 50£ towards the above fund—1
You will doubtless be gratified to learn that the sum now paid & promised is about 1000£. It is proposed to invest the money in the purchase of a permanent annuity for Mrs. Cresy.2 Mrs. Cresy is deeply grateful for the spontaneous liberality of her late husbands friends
I am dr Sir | Yrs truly | Mary Charlton
Chas. Darwin Esq
Thanks for £50 contribution to Edward Cresy’s memorial. £1000 collected so far for an annuity for Mrs Cresy.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7625,” accessed on 23 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7625