Lost copy of Variation sent to B. D. Walsh has been traced as far as New York.
My Dear Sir
I am glad to tell you that the blame I had taken on me for
the non-delivery of Mr Walshs copy is not due to me.
After assuring myself that Baillière could not despatch
it it was placed in the hands of M
I hope Mr Walsh has received it before this— at any rate I will not rest until it reaches him
Yours very faithfully | John Murray
Chas Darwin Esq
- f1 6385.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from John Murray, 18 September .
- f2 6385.f2Murray refers to Benjamin Dann Walsh and Variation (see letter to John Murray, 16 September , and letter from John Murray, 18 September ). The enclosure has not been found.