Asks JM to look at William Clowes's arrangement of the title. CD had intended Journal to stand alone, so scientific part would be less prominent. His health is poor.
Down Bromley Kent
I am sorry to trouble you now that you are at Cambridge; but I
I beg to call your attention to the Table of Contents: is it to be inserted??
if so sh
Yesterday (ie Sunday) I received nearly 4 sheets & a
Revise.— it is impossible for me to correct so much in one day & I
cannot return them till tomorrow; so that if this Part be not ready on the
Yours sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 878.f1The date is based on Murray's deadline of 30 June for the publication of the first part of Journal of researches 2d ed. See also CD's subsequent letters to Murray of [26 June 1845] and [28 June 1845].
- f2 878.f2The British Association met in Cambridge from 19 to 23 June 1845.