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Letter 911

Darwin, C. R. to Murray, John (b)

2 Sept [1845]

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    Encloses signed receipt for promissory note for £150 from John Murray. Hopes to have pleasure of meeting him soon. Is particularly obliged for promise of information on success of volume.

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Down near Bromley | Kent.

Sept 2d

My dear Sir

I beg to acknowledge your kind note & return you the receipt signed.

I hope on some future occasion, before long, we may have the pleasure of meeting— I am partilarly obliged for your promise information on the success on my Journal.

Yours sincerely | C. Darwin

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London Sept 1st 1845

Received of John Murray Esq. a Promissory note for One hundred and fifty pounds—due March 4, 1846—for the entire Copyright of my Journal on Natural History & Geology during the Voyage of HM.S. Beagle round the World and I hereby promise a further assignment if required—

£150”—”— Charles Darwin

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