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Letter 7313

Gray, Asa to Darwin, C. R.

1 Sept 1870

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Transcription

Sept 1st, 1870

Statement of Sales of Darwin Origin of Speciesto Sept 1st, 1870 By D. Appleton & Co.for account of Asa Grayf1On hand last account, … 433 On hand this date, …521Printed since, …. … 500 Given away, …. . .

Sold to date, …. .412

933 933Sold 412 Copies * 2.50 Rate 5/ $51.50Feby 1/70 By Balance 298.99

Balance Sept/70 * 350.49Value in SterlingExch @ 110 58 Gold 11712 £ 62.5.2

DAR 159: 87

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Footnotes

f1
This statement gives sales figures for the US edition of Origin.Gray had negotiated the original terms of publication of the book withAppleton & Co. (see Correspondence vol. 8, Appendix IV).
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