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To A. Y. Spearman   27 May 1839

12 Upper Gower St

May 27th.—

Sir

I have the honour to transmit as on former occasions, for the approval of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury, the account of Mrss. Smith & Elder for the second and third numbers of the First Part of the “Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle”, both of which are now published.1

I beg leave to state, that as before I have examined the accounts, and superintended the expenditure of each part.—

I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your obedient servant | Charles Darwin To | A. Y. Spearman Esqr

Treasury Chambers.

Footnotes

Preserved with this letter are two accounts from Smith, Elder & Co., dated 1 March 1839 and 1 May 1839, detailing the various costs of Fossil Mammalia, Nos. 2 and 3. The total expenses were £57 16s. 11d. and £51 16s. 2d. respectively.

Summary

Presents the account of Smith, Elder & Co. for the now published second and third numbers of the first part of the Zoology.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-512A
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Alexander Young Spearman
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
The National Archives (TNA) (T1/4524 paper 25824)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 512A,” accessed on 11 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-512A.xml

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

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