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Letter 5504

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

17 Apr [1867]

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    On cost of electrotypes from woodcuts for Variation and price to charge Schweizerbart.

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50A, Albemarle St. | W.

Ap. 17

My Dear Sir

The cost price of a set of Electrotypes from the woodcuts of your new work is £4"10"— I think Mr Schweitzererbart shd pay £10"   as for the Russian Edition, you can fix the price as you please— I will insure that Mr Clowes makes good Electros—

I can send those for Schweitzerbart as he directs.

I remain | My Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | John Murray

Chas Darwin Esq

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    f1 5504.f1
    The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 10 April [1867].
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    f2 5504.f2
    In his letter to Murray of 10 April [1867], CD had asked Murray to have a set of stereotypes of the illustrations to Variation made for the publisher Christian Friedrich Schweizerbart for the German translation; he had enquired about the cost on behalf of the Russian translator, Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky.
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    f3 5504.f3
    Murray refers to William Clowes, a London printer.
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