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From Thomas Evans Blackwell   26 January 1839


I have the honour to return to you according to the regulations, the obligation to be filled up on entering the Society.

I beg to apprise you that I have paid into Sir John Lubbock & Cos Bank Mansion House Street, (through Messrs Ward, Merriman’s & Co on account of Mr Blackwell) £10./10s which you may receive on calling at any time after Monday next the 28th Inst.

An acknowledgement on receipt of my subscription will much oblige

Sir | Your mo obedt Sert, | Thos: E. Blackwell Hungerford 26th. Jany 1839

Chas Darwin Esqre.


A newly-elected Fellow returns the obligation to be signed upon entering the Geological Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
Thomas Evans Blackwell
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/4/121)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 494,” accessed on 22 September 2023,

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