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Letter 6653

Cooke, R. F. & John Murray, Publishers to Darwin, C. R.

10 Mar 1869

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    Sends statement [missing] of cost and proceeds of publishing Facts and arguments for Darwin at 6s. Asks whether CD agrees to this price.


50A, Albemarle St. | W.

March 10. 1869

My dear Sir

On the otherside I send you a statement of the actual expenses of Fritz Muller & what the Vol will produce, if sold at 6/—

I shall wait to hear, if you agree to 6/— before I publish.

By this post I also send you a copy, so that you will see the thickness. The lettering in all other copies will be as you wished.

I hope to send off your other copies tomorrow evening.

Yrs faithfully | Robt Cooke

C. Darwin Esq

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    f1 6653.f1
    The statement referred to has not been found. Cooke refers to Dallas trans. 1869.
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    f2 6653.f2
    Cooke refers to CD's request regarding the lettering on the spine of the book (see letter to R. F. Cooke, 9 March [1869]). The lettering in the end read, `Facts | For | Darwin | Muller'.
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