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DCP-LETT-2948

To Johann Nicolaus Tr¨ubner?1   14 October [1860]2

15 Marine Parade | Eastbourne

Oct. 14th

Dear Sir

A friend tells me that there is an Article, which I wish to have, in Sillimans N. American Journal of Science “in the September number which will appear in October”.—1 What this means I do not know.—   Will you see whether you can get the Sept. or Oct. number in London; & if so send it here, as I much want it immediately; if not, please send it, when procured to Down, Bromley, Kent, whither I shall return in 13 days.—2

Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
[Gray] 1860c. Although Asa Gray had sent CD a copy (letter to Asa Gray, 26 September [1860]), CD had sent it on to Lyell to read and had not yet had it back; it may have been lost in the post on its return to Down (see letter to Charles Lyell, 5 [October 1860]).
2
The family’s return to Down was delayed until 10 November 1860 owing to Henrietta Emma Darwin’s illness (‘Journal’; Appendix II).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2948
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Trübner, J. N.
Sent from
Eastbourne
Source of text
Fitzwilliam Museum Library
Physical description
2pp

Summary

Orders a copy of September number of Silliman’s Journal. A friend has recommended an article in it [A. Gray and D. Treadwell, "Discussion between two readers of Darwin’s treatise on the origin of species", Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 30 (1860): 226–39].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2948,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2948

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