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To Smith, Elder & Co.   [17 May 1842]

Summary

Gives instructions for sending out copies of Coral reefs to various journals. Discusses the complimentary copies which have already been sent out.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  [17 May 1842]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (7 December 1988); Gerard A. J. Stodolski (dealer) (April 2014)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-629A

To Smith, Elder & Co.   [14 January 1843]

Summary

Asks for account.

Discusses delay of Reptiles by Thomas Bell. Asks them to inform R. B. Hinds of delay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  [14 Jan 1843]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-658

To Smith, Elder & Co.   21 January [1843]

Summary

Discusses his account.

Sends addresses [for subscribers to Zoology].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  21 Jan [1843]
Classmark:  The New York Public Library. Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-659

To Smith, Elder, and Company   29 June [1843]

Summary

Requests information as to means of sending two pamphlets to a professor in the United States.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  29 June [1843]
Classmark:  Kenneth W. Rendell (dealer) (1990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-677A

To Smith, Elder & Co.   [9 October 1843]

Summary

Says he is forwarding the Smith, Elder & Co. account to the Treasury. Discusses advertisements of Zoology and Coral reefs. Volcanic islands "is almost ready for press".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  [9 Oct 1843]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (23–4 July 1979)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-702

To Smith, Elder & Co.   27 October [1843]

Summary

Treasury ready to make payment [for Zoology plates].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  27 Oct [1843]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-709

To Smith, Elder & Co   17 December [1873]

Summary

Suggests that his Coral reefs be republished.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  17 Dec [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 159–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9181

To Smith, Elder & Co.   8 January 1874

Summary

Pleased they will publish a new edition of Coral reefs, and he will soon consider any addenda and write a short preface.

Will return the wood-blocks of Journal of Researches the following week.

Could his copy of Coral Reefs please be returned.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  8 Jan 1874
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 43127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9233F

To Smith, Elder & Co.   27 March [1874]

Summary

Heavily correcting sheets for Coral reefs, 2d ed. [1874]. Offers to pay extra printer’s charges.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  27 Mar [1874]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (Ms.23181, ff.16-20 (S. E. & Co. work slip, ff.16-17, letter ff.18-19, address envelope f.20))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9374

To Smith, Elder & Co.   30 March [1846]

Summary

Discusses publication of his book [South America].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  30 Mar [1846]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-967

To Smith, Elder & Co.   [19 October 1846]

Summary

Objects to the stupid way a plate is bound into South America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  [19 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.51)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1011

To Smith, Elder & Co.   13 November [1845]

Summary

Sends corrections and suggestions for an advertisement for Zoology and Geology of "Beagle".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  13 Nov [1845]
Classmark:  Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1023

To Smith, Elder & Co   30 October 1875

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £2 8s 10d for 2d edition of Coral reefs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  30 Oct 1875
Classmark:  Lehigh University Libraries Special Collections (Honeyman Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10233

To Smith, Elder & Co.   20 April [1876]

Summary

J. V. Carus wishes to translate Volcanic islands and South America into German. Can Smith and Elder provide copies?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  20 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (Ms.23181, ff.21-25 (S. E. & Co. work slip, ff.21-22, letter ff.23-24, address envelope f.25))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10459

To Smith, Elder & Co.   22 April 1876

Summary

Discussing a reprint of South America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  22 Apr 1876
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 43127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10466G

To Smith, Elder & Co.   15 May 1876

Summary

Discusses corrections and illustrations [for Volcanic islands and parts of South America, 2d ed. (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  15 May 1876
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (Ms.23181, ff.26–30 (S. E. & Co. work slip, ff.26–27, letter ff.28–29, address envelope f.30))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10507

To Smith, Elder & Co.   21 August [1876]

Summary

Asks for tougher paper to be used for maps in Coral reefs, 2d ed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  21 Aug [1876]
Classmark:  Lehigh University Libraries Special Collections (Honeyman Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10582

To Smith, Elder & Co.   7 March 1877

Summary

Baillière wishes to bring out a French translation of Coral reefs; CD requests their co-operation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  7 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Lehigh University Libraries Special Collections (Honeyman Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10882

To Smith, Elder & Company   [16 February 1849]

Summary

Asks for account on South America and sales of Coral reefs and Volcanic islands.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  [16 Feb 1849]
Classmark:  Edward Ford (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1217

To Smith, Elder, and Company?   17 February [1860]

Summary

Arranges to send ear-trumpet to Syms Covington.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  17 Feb [1860]
Classmark:  The Morgan Library and Museum, New York (Gordon N. Ray Collection MA 13959)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2702
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