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To H. G. Bronn   11 March [1862]

Summary

Pleased that new German edition of Origin is wanted. Wishes to make corrections.

Suggests German translation of Orchids.

Comments on HGB’s book [Untersuchungen (1858)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Date:  11 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3470

To H. G. Bronn   25 April [1862]

Summary

Sends additions and corrections for 2d German ed. of Origin [1862–3].

Before a German translation of Orchids is done, CD thinks HGB should read part of it and decide if it is worth while; CD has doubts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Date:  25 Apr [1862]
Classmark:  Lehigh University Libraries Special Collections (Honeyman Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3519

To H. G. Bronn   30 June [1862]

Summary

Encloses answers and corrections [concerning Orchids]. Thanks HGB for translating it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Date:  30 June [1862]
Classmark:  Bronn trans. 1862; DAR 143: 155; Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Lowell Autograph File 83)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3630

To H. G. Bronn   11 July 1862

Summary

Sends additional notes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Date:  11 July 1862
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Lowell Autograph File 83)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3652

From H. G. Bronn   [before 11 March 1862]

Summary

Asks if CD will have corrections for 2d German ed. of Origin.

CD’s theory only natural way to explain creation but contradicts current knowledge about origin of life from inorganic matter.

Has read Primula paper [Collected papers 2: 45–63] with interest.

Author:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 Mar 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 160.3: 319
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3363

From H. G. Bronn   27 March 1862

Summary

CD can add revisions since he cannot begin work on 2d German ed. of Origin until May.

Schweizerbart wants to publish translation of Orchids. Asks for woodcuts for illustrations.

Author:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.3: 320
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3487

From H. G. Bronn   19 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for revisions in 2d ed. of Origin. Suggests correction regarding species numbers in the Tertiary.

Comments on pages of Orchids and problems of German translation.

Believes CD’s theory not yet proven, but that it will finally lead to truth.

Author:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.3: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3561

From H. G. Bronn   21 June 1862

Summary

L. C. Treviranus inclined to translate Orchids, but "unfortunately" HGB has already done it. Book’s discussion of plant sexuality important for zoology as well as botany.

Origin is in press. Attaches a list of "quelques petites difficultées" encountered in his translation.

Author:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 June 1862
Classmark:  DAR 70: 2, DAR 160.3: 318
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3619
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