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Letter 3261

Murray, John (b) to Darwin, C. R.

23 Sept 1861

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    Offers to publish Orchids, giving CD one-half of the profits of each edition.


50A. Albemarle Street, London, W.

Septr 23 1861

My Dear Sir

I have considered attentively your very obliging & considerate note touching the publication of a little Vol. originally intended for Linnæan-Transactions—on the Fertilization of Brit. Orchids by Insects. I have no hesitation in offering to print & publish the work including Illustrations at my own sole cost & risque giving you one half of the profits of every Edition. On hearing from you I will insert the announcement on my next Quarterly List—

I am | My Dear Sir | Yours very sincerely | John Murray

Charles Darwin Esq

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    f1 3261.f1
    See letter to John Murray, 21 September [1861].
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    f2 3261.f2
    Orchids was published by John Murray in May 1862.
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