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To D. Appleton & Co.   16 March 1872

Summary

Acknowledges payment from sale of his books.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  D. Appleton & Co
Date:  16 Mar 1872
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.412)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8244

To D. Appleton & Co.   5 November 1874

Summary

Has just had printed a new edition of Descent [1874] and is anxious that this improved version be circulated in America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  D. Appleton & Co
Date:  5 Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 97: C63–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9713

From D. Appleton & Co.   1 February 1874

Summary

Statement of U. S. sales of Origin, Expression, and Descent.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 159: A92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9261

From D. Appleton & Co   [c. 19] November 1874

Summary

Accepts CD’s suggestion of new edition of Descent, and asks that Murray supply the stereotype plates and woodcuts for $50 [dollars or pounds!?], as soon as possible; supply of copies of Descent is exhausted.

Will publish CD’s proposed book [Insectivorous plants (1875)] on same terms as other works.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 19] Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 159: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9709

From D. Appleton & Co   1 February 1875

Summary

Statement of U. S. sales of Origin, Expression, and Descent.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 159: A94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9837

From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 February 1870

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7093

From D. Appleton & Co.   17 February 1872

Summary

Accepts CD’s proposal for new revised edition of Origin; will pay $50 [dollars or pounds!?] for casts of the plates and pay CD on sales.

Appleton edition of CD’s Journal of researches [1871] still selling well.

Also wants plates sent with CD’s new work on Expression. CD should arrange this with Murray’s.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8217

From D. Appleton & Co.   23 February 1872

Summary

Enclosed account has had charged against it difference in costs between type composition in the U. S. and securing stereotype plates from Murray. CD should insist on securing plates from the London publisher of all future books, otherwise Appleton unable to pay 10% of gross price.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8222

From D. Appleton & Co.   1 August 1872

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. editions of Origin and Descent.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8443

From D. Appleton & Co.   16 August 1875

Summary

Accepts offer of stereotype plates from Murray for Climbing plants, and will give same terms.

Has only just made Insectivorous plants ready. Long and favourable review just appeared in Times.

Wants to publish Variation and so will approach Judd & Co. [publishers of first U. S. edition (1868)].

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 159: A95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10121

From D. Appleton & Co.   11 October 1875

Summary

Has secured rights to Variation from Judd & Co.; had to pay $350 [dollars or pounds!?] for old plates and promise 50% discount on 150 copies of the new edition. Hopes Murray’s charge for plates of new edition will not exceed cost of doing the work in the U. S. Judd lost out considerably from small sale of his edition.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 159: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10189

From D. Appleton & Co   23 November 1875

Summary

Can cut the electros from the plates of the illustrations for the new edition of Variation if they are the same as in the first edition.

Has received plates for Climbing plants and will print immediately.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 159: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10271

From D. Appleton & Co.   18 February 1876

Summary

Encloses statement of sales of Origin, Expression, Descent, and Insectivorous plants to 1 Feb 1876.

Has charged against CD’s account half the cost of old plates from Judd for Variation. When will plates for new edition be sent?

Insectivorous plants not selling well because of general depression in business.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1876
Classmark:  DAR 159: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10401

From D. Appleton & Co.   [1 August – 15 September 1877]

Summary

Statement of U. S. sales of CD’s works.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug–15 Sept 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 159: A100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11089

From D. Appleton & Co.   1 February 1879

Summary

Statement of U.S. sales of CD’s works.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 159: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11855

From D. Appleton & Co.   17 September 1880

Summary

Would be glad to have a set of plates for Movement in plants.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 159: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12715

From Charles Layton   13 August 1872

Summary

Is satisfied with CD’s arrangement with Murray for Appleton’s to pay $50 [pounds or dollars!?] for stereo plates and clichés of 21 woodblocks for CD’s new book [Expression, see 8217]. Has ordered 5000 sets of plate impressions from Robert Cooke at Murray’s.

Author:  Charles James (Charles) Layton; D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8466

From Charles Layton   22 November 1869

Summary

Appleton & Co. wish to be supplied with set of stereotype plates of CD’s new book [Descent] for American market; will pay for cost of plates, and 10% of sales to CD.

Also desire plates for new edition of the Origin.

Author:  Charles James (Charles) Layton; D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 159: 83a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7003

From Charles Layton   25 November 1869

Summary

Asks CD to have stereotype plates made of new edition of Origin [5th English], if type still standing, though Appleton will reset type if necessary. Warns there is smaller audience in the U. S. for "good scientific books".

Appleton would also like plates made of new book [Descent] when possible.

Author:  Charles James (Charles) Layton; D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 159: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7009

From Charles Layton   23 December 1869

Summary

Has received letter from Appleton’s that they agree to reprint from the latest edition of the Origin [5th English] and will add corrections sent by CD.

They wish also to receive early sheets of new book [Descent] on which they will pay £10.

Will send cheque for sales of Origin, based on older agreement between Appleton’s and Asa Gray to pay CD 5%.

Author:  Charles James (Charles) Layton; D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 159: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7033
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