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From John Murray   10 January [1868]1

50A, Albemarle St. | W.

Jany 10

My Dear Sir

I am glad to be able to alleviate your anguish a little regarding your Index— The first part arrived, as promised on Monday— Clowes set it up at once but as it was not enough to fill a sheet he did not send out proofs—2 Yesterdays post brought the remainder;3 consequently you will have one sheet from Clowes tomorrow & the rest on Tuesday. I shall be truly glad to get it out

My Dear Sir | yours very faithfully | John Murray

Chas Darwin Esqr


The year is established by the relationhip between this letter and the letter from W. S. Dallas, 8 January 1868.
See letter to John Murray, 9 January [1868] and nn. 2 and 3. The Monday was 6 January.
See letter from W. S. Dallas, 8 January 1868.


CD’s anxiety about the index [of Variation] will be relieved somewhat when he learns it has at last been set up.

Letter details

Letter no.
John Murray
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50a
Source of text
DAR 171: 353
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5782,” accessed on 24 March 2018,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16