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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Richard Owen   [1839 – April 1840]1

12 Upper Gower St


My dear Owen

I have been delighted with your discussion in this sheet.— I have made a couple of pencil marks.— Pray be kind enough to return these revises to the printer & urge him to send you the remaining ones. Smith & Elder are groaning about the delay.—

Ever yours | C Darwin


Dated from the 12 Upper Gower Street address adn the publication date of Fossil Mammalia.


Delighted by RO’s discussion in this sheet. RO should return revises to printer and get remaining ones.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Richard Owen
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
Charles Hamilton (dealer) (13 June 1974)
Physical description
ALS 1p facsimile

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 397,” accessed on 19 April 2024,

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