Offers to publish Orchids, giving CD one-half of the profits of each edition.
50A. Albemarle Street, London, W.
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
- f1 3261.f1See letter to John Murray, 21 September .
- f2 3261.f2Orchids was published by John Murray in May 1862.