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Darwin Correspondence Project

[Francis Thornhill Baring] 11 October 1837

Charles Darwin Esqr. | 36 Gt. Marlborough St.


Having laid before the Lords &c your Letter of 20th. ulto. & the accompanying Plan for publishing your Zoological Work,1 I have received their Lordships Commands to communicate to you their entire approval of the proposals contained therein, & to state that my Lords will be glad to hear that you are proceeding in the Work in the manner therein suggested.

11th Octr. 1837 F Baring.


See letter to A. Y. Spearman, 20 September 1837.


Their Lordships communicate their entire approval of the proposal in CD’s letter of 20 September 1837. [See 378a.]

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 381A,” accessed on 11 July 2020,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2