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Darwin Correspondence Project

To the Secretary, Royal Geographical Society   20 May [1850]

Down Farnborough Kent

May 20th


In a Circular just received I observe that it is stated that “the Journal continues upon application to be presented free of expence to the Fellows.” I shd be much obliged if you wd. send whatever numbers I am entitled to gratis (the last I received was that for 1845)1 addressed to me at the Athenæum Club. Pall Mall.2

Sir | Your obed. sert | C. Darwin To the Sec. Geogrp. Soc.


There is an incomplete set of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in the Darwin Library–CUL.
CD frequently used this address for the delivery of parcels.


Asks for whatever numbers, since 1845, of the Journal [of the Royal Geographical Society] he, as a Fellow, is entitled to receive gratis.

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Charles Robert Darwin
Royal Geographical Society
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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1329,” accessed on 15 June 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 4