Asks JM for four copies of his Journal of researches [2d ed.] at wholesale price. Also asks for total number of copies sold.
Down Bromley Kent
I find that I have for little civilities in Natural History often occasion to give away
copies of my Journal. I hope that you will not think it an
unreasonable favour to beg to be supplied with 4 copies in cloth at the price
charged to wholesale Booksellers.— If you can so far oblige me, would you be
so kind as to have the parcel sent, anytime before Thursday morning. (with account enclosed) addressed thus
care of M
I do not know whether you keep any account of total sales of Books, but if so
John Murray Esq
- f1 1026.f1See letter to John Murray, 20 November [1856–7], n. 1, for the basis of this date.
- f2 1026.f2The second edition of Journal of researches was published by John Murray (see Correspondence vol. 3).
- f3 1026.f3Thursday was the day that the carrier left London for Down village.