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Letter 6719

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

29 Apr 1869

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    Confirms a request by CD that Murray's supply electrotypes of Orchids at most reasonable possible price.

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50A, Albemarle Street, London, W.

April 29 1869

My dear Sir

I suppose the enclosed letter is correct & that you wish us to supply a set of the Electrotypes of the work on Orchids, at as reasonable a price as we can?

Yours faithfully | Robt. Cooke

C. Darwin Esq

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    The enclosure has not been found. John Murray published CD's Orchids in 1862. No other English-language edition was published until 1877. The letter probably concerns the projected French translation of Orchids (see letter from R. F. Cooke, 22 February 1869).
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