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From William Yarrell   14 July 1839

6 Ryder Street | St. Jamess

14 July 1839

Many thanks, my dear Sir, for your interesting volume, and in return I beg your acceptance of the 1st. volume of the History of British Birds.1 I wish you may find in it half as many reccommendations to notice as there are in your own—

Yours very truly | Wm. Yarrell.

Chas. Darwin Esqr.


Yarrell 1837–43. The first bound volume, dated 1839, is annotated by CD (Darwin Library–CUL).


Acknowledges Journal of researches and in return sends the first volume of his History of British birds [1839–43].

Letter details

Letter no.
William Yarrell
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Ryder St, 6
Source of text
DAR 204: 185
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 526,” accessed on 18 July 2024,

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