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Darwin Correspondence Project

To G. H. Darwin   18 November [1874]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent | Railway Station | Orpington S.E.R.

Nov 18

My dear G.

Murray reports the Sales2

Descent 1350

Origin 600

Nat. Voyage3 136

Expression 7

——

2093

I am well content with this. You will see a message to you in the enclosed.

yours affectly—

E. D.4 will write in a day or 2

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from R. F. Cooke, 17 November 1874.
The figures for the number of books sold at John Murray’s sale dinner were given in the letter from R. F. Cooke, 17 November 1874.
Nat. Voyage: Journal of researches (1870). The spine title was ‘Naturalist’s voyage around the world’.
Emma Darwin. This letter, probably dictated by CD, is in Emma’s hand; she always signed herself E.D. when writing to the children.

Summary

Sends Murray’s report of November sales of CD’s books. "I am well content."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9724
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
George Howard Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 210.1: 39
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9724,” accessed on 21 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9724.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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