To John Murray 7 October [1862?]1
My eye has just caught sight of a curious misprint in your announcement of my Book, viz., the good affects of intercussing for intercrossing.2 It might do a man good to swear a little occasionally, but a formal treatise on the good effects of intercussing is a novelty
Reports misprint in announcement of his book [Orchids].
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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3753A,” accessed on 1 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-3753A