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Letter 6659

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

12 Mar 1869

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    Book [Facts and arguments for Darwin] is being bound; it is probably too late to alter lettering.

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50A, Albemarle Street, London, W.

March 12 1869

My dear Sir

The binder played me false yesterday & we have only received a supply of copies this afternoon & we have now sent you to Orpington Station, 9 copies—3 to Mr Dallas—& 1 to Spence Bate.

The copies to Reviews go out also this day. I have sent a few more, than the 7 you named. It is too late I fear to alter the lettering, but I wrote to the binder to do so, if in time.

Yours faithfully | Robt. Cooke

C. Darwin Esq

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    f1 6659.f1
    Cooke refers to William Sweetland Dallas, Charles Spence Bate, and copies of Dallas trans. 1869 (see letter to R. F. Cooke, 9 March [1869]).
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    f2 6659.f2
    For the list of journals that received review copies of Dallas trans. 1869, see the letter to R. F. Cooke, 23 [February 1869].
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    f3 6659.f3
    Cooke refers to the lettering of the spine of the book (see letter to R. F. Cooke, 9 March [1869], and letter from R. F. Cooke, 10 March 1869 and n. 2).
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