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Darwin Correspondence Project

From the Ray Society   [4–6 November 1850]1

216. A letter was read from Mr. Darwin2 & the Secretary instructed to write to him3 & request him to send a specimen plate to Mr Sowerby for the purpose of estimating the expenses of the plates to the cirripedes


Dated on the basis of the council meeting of 4 November 1850 and on CD’s reply to Edwin Lankester, 7 November [1850].
See letter to Edwin Lankester, 27 October [1850].
The letter has not been found.


In response to CD’s letter [see 1364] the Secretary is instructed to request that he send a specimen plate to James de Carle Sowerby for estimate of cost.

Letter details

Letter no.
Ray Society
Charles Robert Darwin
Source of text
Natural History Museum (General Library MSS RAY)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1366A,” accessed on 15 May 2021,

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