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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Société Impériale Zoologique d’Acclimatation   [after 10 January 1862]1

Sir

I shd be much obliged if you would inform me what I owe to the Society Imperiale de Acclimatation for the annual Subscription, including the present year.2

Sir | Your obet sert | Ch. Darwin Monsieur

Je vous serais bien obligé de m’informer combien je dois à la Societé Impériale d’Acclimatation pour la cotisation annuelle, en y comprenant celle de l’année actuelle

Agréez Monsieur | mes hommages respectueux3

Footnotes

There is an entry in CD’s Account book–cash accounts (Down House MS), dated 23 October 1862, that records a payment of £2 to ‘Acclimatisation Socy.’
The translation is in Emma Darwin’s hand.

Summary

Asks how much he owes for his annual subscription to the Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-3380
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Soc. Imp. Zool. Acclim.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 96: 11 r.
Physical description
AdraftS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3380,” accessed on 25 February 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-3380.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 10

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