Thanks for proposal about translation [of Descent]. Will write to J. V. Carus to make agreement with publisher.
Hopes JVC's holding CD's views only secondary cause of loss of professorship.
Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.
Oct 30 1869
My dear Sir
I thank you very much for y
As Leukart is so distinguished a man, I hope that Carus holding my views may be only a very secondary cause of the loss of the professorship.
With my cordial thanks for y
P.S. I may add that my book will not be ready for a considerable time, but my publisher insisted on a notice.
- f1 6959.f1See letter from Carl Vogt, 26 October 1869.
- f2 6959.f2Julius Victor Carus had been a candidate for a professorship in zoology at Leipzig, but the position went to Rudolf Leuckart (see letter from Carl Vogt, 26 October 1869 and n. 6).
- f3 6959.f3CD refers to John Murray and to the notice in the Academy 1 (1869--70): 15--16 of Descent.