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Darwin Correspondence Project

To ?   [after 17 February 1875]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

My dear Sir

I am very much obliged for the note which you have forwarded to me, as I shall soon have to prepare a new Edit. of my Variation.2 I am not quite sure whether you meant me to return it, if so please send me a Post-Card & I will have it copied.

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from John Murray, 17 February [1875].
The note has not been identified. John Murray had informed CD that he was willing to bring out a new edition of Variation (see letter from John Murray, 17 February [1875]). Some of CD’s notes for Variation 2d ed. are in DAR 193.

Bibliography

Variation 2d ed.: The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875.

Variation: The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1868.

Summary

CD is obliged for a note he will use for a new [2d] edition of Variation [1875].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9795
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Unidentified
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 31)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9795,” accessed on 22 June 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9795.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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