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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 26 February 2021,

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