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From Williams & Norgate   2 June 1868

14, Henrietta-Street, Covent-Garden. | London, W.C.

June 2 1868.

Ch. Darwin Esq

Dear Sir

We have ordered for you a copy of Seltegast, Thierzucht. We have not yet heard of a copy of Audubon’s Ornithol. Biogr. but are still looking out for one. Jerdon’s Birds of India we have advertized for but have not yet had a copy offered to us.1

We remain, Dear Sir | Your obedt Servant | for William & Norgate [S. Derbyshire] 2

Footnotes

The booksellers and publishers Williams & Norgate specialised in foreign scientific literature. The references are to Hermann Settegast and Settegast 1868, John James Audubon and Audubon 1831–[9], and Thomas Claverhill Jerdon and Jerdon 1862–4. Audubon 1831–[9] and Jerdon 1862–4 are cited frequently in Descent. There is an annotated copy of Audubon 1831–[9] in the Darwin Library–CUL (see Marginalia 1: 21–3), and a lightly annotated copy of Settegast 1868 in the Darwin Libary–Down (see Marginalia 1: 754).
The signature is barely legible. Derbyshire, if that is his name, has not been further identified.

Summary

Progress of CD’s order for certain books.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6222
From
Williams & Norgate
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Henrietta St, 14
Source of text
DAR 96: 48
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6222,” accessed on 21 July 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6222

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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