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Darwin Correspondence Project

From W. E. Darwin   4 January 1882

Bank, Southampton,

Jan 4th 1882

My dear Father,

I send you the account of sale of L.S.W. & purchase of G.W. Stock, the latter is 12 per cent higher, so that I am sorry to say you must send me a cheque for £77. 5—1

Your affect son | W. E. Darwin


CD’s Investment book (Down House MS) records the sale of 5000 shares of the London & South Western Railway and the purchase of 5000 shares of the Great Western Railway on 4 January 1882; the sale realised £6925 and the purchase cost £7002 5s., leaving a difference to pay of £77 5s.


Has sold London & South Western Railway stock and has purchased Great Western stock.

Letter details

Letter no.
William Erasmus Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Source of text
Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 105)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13599F,” accessed on 21 July 2024,