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Darwin Correspondence Project

To George Moultrie Salt   16 March [1867]

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Mar 16.

Dear Sir

I am much obliged for your note & return the paper signed. When you receive the money will you be so good as to place it to my acct at the Union Bank (Charing Cross Branch).1

Dear Sir | yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The paper that CD signed has not been identified, but a deposit into CD’s account of £699 1 s. 2 d. is recorded for 20 April 1867 with the notation, ‘Sale of Part of Land at Shrewsbury (Capital)’ (CD’s Account books–banking account (Down House MS); square brackets in original). CD had banked with the Charing Cross branch of the Union Bank of London since 1853 (see Correspondence vol. 5, letter to John Higgins, 11 April [1853]).

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

Thanks for note and returns signed paper. Asks that the payment be made to his bank account.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5444F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
George Moultrie Salt
Source of text
Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5444F,” accessed on 22 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-5444F.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 15

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