Schweizerbart anxious to get Variation sheets for German translation. Hopes he has found a good indexer in W. S. Dallas.
The note enclosed shows the anxiety of M
I hope I have found a fit Index-Maker in a M
I am Dear S | Yours faithfully | John Murray
Ch Darwin Esq
- f1 5633.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from John Murray, 19 September .
- f2 5633.f2The enclosure has not been found. Christian Friedrich Schweizerbart was the director of the German firm, E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, that published the German translation of Variation. Julius Victor Carus, CD's German translator, had also written requesting proof-sheets (see letter from J. V. Carus, 11 September 1867).
- f3 5633.f3William Sweetland Dallas was curator of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society's museum (Modern English biography).