From John Murray 23 September 1861
50A. Albemarle Street, London, W.
Septr 23 1861
My Dear Sir
I have considered attentively your very obliging & considerate note touching the publication of a little Vol. originally intended for Linnæan-Transactions—on the Fertilization of Brit. Orchids by Insects.1 I have no hesitation in offering to print & publish the work including Illustrations at my own sole cost & risque giving you one half of the profits of every Edition. On hearing from you I will insert the announcement on my next Quarterly List—2
I am | My Dear Sir | Yours very sincerely | John Murray
Charles Darwin Esq
Offers to publish Orchids, giving CD one-half of the profits of each edition.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3261,” accessed on 30 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3261