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From J. V. Carus   27 October 1874

Summary

On German translation of Descent [3d German, 2d English ed.]. Lists some misprints in proofs.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9700

From J. V. Carus   18 November 1874

Summary

An omission in a bibliographical note in Descent [2d English ed.].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9723

From J. V. Carus   5 February 1875

Summary

New [3d] German edition of Descent will soon be out.

Will begin translating Journal of researches, which will be first volume of CD’s collected works.

JVC has proposed bringing out all CD’s botanical papers in one or two volumes.

Errata in Descent enclosed.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9841

From J. V. Carus   17 April 1875

Summary

Sends concluding part of his Zoologie [see 8531].

Enjoys translating Journal of researches. Questions several passages.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9937

From J. V. Carus   20 November 1871

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Summary

Horns of castrated merino rams remain almost undeveloped.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 117–118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8077

From J. V. Carus   14 July 1872

Summary

Asks whether he can start soon on translating Expression.

Thinks CD has gone a little too far on St G. J. Mivart’s objection, which he thinks did very little harm in Germany.

JVC’s history of zoology is finished [Geschichte der Zoologie bis auf Joh. Müller und Charl. Darwin (1872)].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 July 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8409

From J. V. Carus   7 October 1872

Summary

Has translated half of Expression; is delighted with it. Comments on some points that he questions.

Is at work on concluding part of his handbook of zoology [Handbuch der Zoologie, 2 vols. (1863–75), with A. Gerstaecker].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8548

From J. V. Carus   11 October 1872

Summary

Corrects CD’s spelling of the name of a statue: the Arrotino (spelled "Arretino" by CD) [see Expression, p. 184, on grief-muscles].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8554

From J. V. Carus   24 October 1872

Summary

Doubts accuracy of Bible translations quoted by CD as evidence that Semitic races blush.

Questions his note on derivation of words like "ugly", "huge", etc.

Lists some mistakes and misprints.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8574

From J. V. Carus   31 October 1872

Summary

JVC questions accuracy of Hensleigh Wedgwood’s statement that the word for a toad in all European languages expresses the habit of swelling [see Expression, p. 104]. Has changed "all" to "some".

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8587

From J. V. Carus   10 December 1872

Summary

Asks whether CD has any changes to make in a new German edition of Variation, which is to be published next year.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Dec 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8670

From J. V. Carus   21 January 1873

Summary

On a correction JVC thinks should be made in Variation on vertebrae of ducks.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8746

From J. V. Carus   29 January 1873

Summary

A new [German] edition of Expression is to be done. Has CD anything to add or alter?

JVC cites an article on cessation of breathing during mental concentration that supports Gratiolet as quoted in Expression, p. 179.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8751

From J. V. Carus   [before 8 May 1873]

Summary

Publisher [Schweizerbart] has seen CD’s new book advertised [Cross and self-fertilisation] and wishes to publish a German translation of it.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 8 May 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8890

From J. V. Carus   21 July [1873]

Summary

JVC’s travel plans in England. Hopes to visit CD.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8992

From J. V. Carus   19 January 1874

Summary

A new German edition of Descent is planned. Would like to work on proofs before leaving for lectures at Edinburgh.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9248

From J. V. Carus   15 March 1874

Summary

Proposal to collect all of CD’s works in a German edition. Asks CD’s opinion and suggests an outline of volumes.

Lists German sales of various volumes.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9363

From J. V. Carus   5 April 1874

Summary

Hopes to visit CD during a stay in London.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9391

From J. V. Carus   22 May 1874

Summary

Sends Edinburgh address so he may be sent sheets of Descent [2d English, for 3d German ed.].

Has a large class for his lectures.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9463

From J. V. Carus   7 July 1874

Summary

Thanks for proofs [of Descent, 2d English ed.].

Publisher would like better photographs for Expression [2d German ed.].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9536
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