Will write to H. G. Bronn accepting his offer. Asks THH to write to R. A. von Kölliker.
French arrangements fall between two stools.
My dear Huxley
On principle of Bird in Hand, I will write to Bronn & agree; so will you write a line to K¨olliker. God forgive me for being so troublesome. Do not hate me. Hurrah for the Bishop!
Ever yours | C. Darwin
I have had endless bother about French Translation, between two stools, which makes me gladder to close with any one for German Translation.—
- f1 2685.f1Dated by the relationship to the preceding letter.
- f2 2685.f2See preceding letter and letter to T. H. Huxley, 2 [February 1860].
- f3 2685.f3The reference has not been traced.