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Darwin Correspondence Project

To A. Y. Spearman   5 August 1842

12 Upper Gower St

August 5. 1842

Sir

I have the honour to transmit, as on former occasions, for the approval of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury, the account of Mrss. Smith & Elder for the First number of the Fifth Part of the “Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle”, which is now published.—1 I beg leave to state that as before I have the examined the account & superintended the expenditure of each part.

I have the honour to remain | Sir | Your obedient & obliged servant | Charles Darwin To the | Secretary of the Treasury

Footnotes

Preserved with this letter is an account from Smith, Elder & Co., dated August 1842, detailing the various costs of Reptiles, No. 1. The total expense was £43 2s. 0d.

Summary

The Smith, Elder & Co. account for the first number of part five of the Zoology, now published, is presented.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-637A
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Alexander Young Spearman
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
The National Archives (TNA) (T1/4723 paper 15949)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 637A,” accessed on 19 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-637A.xml

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

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