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Letter 6969

Darwin, C. R. to Koch, Eduard

4 Nov 1869

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    Thanks EK for Julius Dub's work [see 6961].

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    Has sent the new [5th] edition of Origin to Carus.

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Down, Beckenham | Kent [6 Queen Anne Street, London]

Nov. 4th. 1869

Dear Sir

I am much obliged for Dr. Dub's work which I received two or three days ago. When next you communicate with Dr. Dub will you be so good as to say to him that I congratulate him on the completion of the work, & that I shall hope soon to read the greater part of it.

I have already written to Prof. Victor Carus on the subject of my new book & told him all that I could.

I am glad to hear of the new edition of the Origin; I sent some time ago the new English edition to Prof. Carus; & the corrections will cost him a good deal of labour, for although the book is only a page or two longer I have struck out many passages & added others.

Believe me, dear Sir | yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 6969.f1
    The references are to Julius Dub and Dub 1870; see letter from Eduard Koch, 30 October 1869. There is a copy of Dub 1870 in the Darwin Library--Down.
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    f2 6969.f2
    CD refers to Julius Victor Carus. CD discussed Descent in the letter to J. V. Carus, 22 October [1869]; see also the letter to J. V. Carus, 30 October 1869.
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    f3 6969.f3
    The reference is to the German translation of the fifth English edition of Origin (Bronn and Carus trans. 1870); see letter from Eduard Koch, 30 October 1869.
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    f4 6969.f4
    CD sent the fifth English edition of Origin to Carus on 21 June (see letter to J. V. Carus, 21 June [1869]). See also letter to J. V. Carus, 4 May 1869.
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