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Darwin Correspondence Project

To William Erasmus Darwin   17 February [1861]1


Febr 17th

My dear Wm

I send off cheque without the delay of a Post, which is just starting

Yours affecty | CDarwin


Dated by an entry in CD’s Account book (Down House MS) written on 15 February 1861: ‘William addition to allowance £25’. William was in his third year at Cambridge University.


Sends cheque.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2415,” accessed on 8 March 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 9