Charles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed From 1849 on Mourning Stationery

Charles Darwin autograph letter signed, dated 27 July (1849) on black-bordered mourning stationery, likely in respect of his father who died the previous year. From his home in Down Farnborough Kent, the groundbreaking Darwin writes to the family's financial advisor, Thomas Salt, "My dear Sir / I received the enclosed yesterday from my Brother, with the request that I should return them to you. / Believe me / Dear Sir / Yours sincerely / C. Darwin". At this time, Salt was working on the estate of Darwin's deceased father, and the documents from Darwin's brother were likely related to that. Letter measures 4.25" x 7". Some toning, folds, light wear, and two closed tears, one at center and one at lower left margin. Overall very good condition.

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Charles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed From 1849 on Mourning StationeryCharles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed From 1849 on Mourning Stationery
Charles Darwin Autograph Letter Signed From 1849 on Mourning Stationery
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