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To George Ransome   5 August [1852]1

Down Farnborough | Kent

Aug 5th.

Dear Sir

In answer to the Circular from the Ipswich Museum, I have the pleasure of forwarding an order for £1. s1. d0 made payable to yourself.2

My dear Sir | yours sincerely | C. Darwin

George Ransome Esqre


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to J. S. Henslow, 8 March [1853] (Correspondence vol. 5).
CD recorded in his Classed account book (Down House MS) that on 5 August 1852 he made a payment to Ipswich Museum of £1 1s. George Ransome was secretary of Ipswich Museum.


Forwards an order for £1 1s in response to a circular from Ipswich Museum.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1485F,” accessed on 16 January 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18 (Supplement)