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From G. E. Bearpark   12 February 1841

74 East Street, Leeds.

February 12, 1841.


Please to inform me on what conditions you admit Members into your Society? What Titles you confer on them? & What Fees are to be paid?1 and you will much oblige,

Yours respectfully, | Geo. E. Bearpark, Surgeon.

“To Charles Darwin Esqre. | Secretary of the Geological Society, London.”


No reply has been found to this letter; there is no record of Bearpark’s becoming a member of the Geological Society of London. CD formally resigned the secretaryship of the society in February 1841, but had ceased to be active the previous year (see Correspondence vol. 2, letter to the President and Council of the Geological Society of London, 24 March 1840 and n. 3).


Requesting information about membership of the Geological Society of London.

Letter details

Letter no.
George Edmundson Bearpark
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/6/126)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 587F,” accessed on 23 July 2024,