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Darwin Correspondence Project

From E. L. Youmans   25 September 1870

New York

Sep 25 1870

Mr C. Darwin


I have just written you a letter in the interest of D. Appleton & Co Publishers of this city and being not sure of your country address I directed it to the Athenæum—club of which I believe you are a member and to increase the chance of your getting it soon I send this note to what may be your country place1

Very respectfully | E. L. Youmans

—As to my relation to this matter I may refer you to Huxley Spencer Tyndall Bain and Mill in &c &c—publication of whose works I have been interested though not pecuniarily.2



See first letter from E. L. Youmans, 25 September 1870. CD had been a member of the Athenaeum Club since 1838 (see Correspondence vol. 2).
The references are to Thomas Henry Huxley, Herbert Spencer, John Tyndall, Alexander Bain, and John Stuart Mill.


Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.


A note to inform CD that ELY has sent his earlier letter [7324] to the Athenaeum, being unsure of CD’s address.

Letter details

Letter no.
Edward Livingston Youmans
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
New York
Source of text
DAR 183: 3
Physical description
ALS 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7325,” accessed on 9 August 2022,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18