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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Charles Lyell   24 April 1874

73, Harley St., | London, W.

24 April ’74

My dear Darwin

You may write & say to Dr. M. Forster that I will give £25 towards Dr. Dohrn’s Zoological Station1

yours affectionately | Cha Lyell


Michael Foster was preparing a printed appeal for the Zoological Station at Naples, which was to include the names of subscribers (see letter to Michael Foster, 23 April [1874] and n. 2).


Will subscribe £25 towards F. A. Dohrn’s Zoological Station at Naples.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Charles Robert Darwin
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (Lyell correspondence Mss.B.L981)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9426F,” accessed on 8 February 2023,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22