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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Ernst Krause   5 April 1879

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Thinks it better to send proofs of his preface [to Erasmus Darwin] rather than MS – he always corrects proofs heavily. Doubts that it is worth translating into German – it is written for the English public. Supposes EK will not object to a French translation and an American edition of the little book. Has written a dozen pages during a break

in his experimental work [on movement of plants].

Summary

Thinks it better to send proofs of his preface [to Erasmus Darwin] rather than MS – he always corrects proofs heavily. Doubts that it is worth translating into German – it is written for the English public. Supposes EK will not object to a French translation and an American edition of the little book. Has written a dozen pages during a break

in his experimental work [on movement of plants].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11978
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Krause, E. L.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens, San Marino
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11978,” accessed on 4 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11978

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