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From F. T. Buckland   6 April [1868]1

Salmon Fisheries Office, | 4, Old Palace Yard, | Westminster, S. W.

April 6.

Dear Mr Darwin.

I beg to send you the report of the Salmon Fisheries with compts of self & Walpole2

I should very much like to have your opinion on my “Close season” Chapter.3

Hoping you are better | Yours ever | Frank Buckland


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from F. T. Buckland, 27 February 1868.
Buckland refers to The seventh annual report of the inspectors of salmon fisheries (England and Wales) (Buckland and Walpole 1868), and to Spencer Walpole. The enclosure has not been found.
In his letter of 27 February 1868, Buckland had promised CD a copy of his ‘official report on “Close seasons’”. See Buckland and Walpole 1868, pp. 52–3.


Sends Salmon Fisheries Report. Asks for CD’s opinion on his "close season" chapter.

Letter details

Letter no.
Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
salmon Fisheries Office
Source of text
DAR 160: 363
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6096,” accessed on 1 March 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16