Sends proof-sheets [of Variation]. Will not charge VOK for right of translation.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
I write merely to say that I despatched this morning four clean sheets. I am glad to
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Dear Sir, | yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin
P.S. I forgot to say in my last letter that I shall make no charge for right of Translation to you: circumstances have led me to charge nothing for German Translation & therefore it could not be fair in me to make any charge for other Translations.—
When you have occasion to write please inform me whether I must use present long address.—
- f1 5531.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to V. O. Kovalevsky, 2 May .
- f2 5531.f2CD refers to Variation. The first volume is 411 pages long, and the second 486, not including preliminaries. For the decision to print portions of Variation in small type, see the letter from John Murray, 9 January  and n. 3.
- f3 5531.f3See letter to V. O. Kovalevsky, 2 May ; see also letters from V. O. Kovalevsky, 2 April 1867 and 24 April .
- f4 5531.f4The German translation of Variation was by Julius Victor Carus. See letter to E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, [19 March 1867]).