To Leonard Jenyns [13? January 1842]1
12 Up. Gower St
My dear Jenyns
I have read over your introduction & like it very much — it is full & quite satisfactory & will tell every one what to expect.— I sincerely rejoice I persuaded you to undertake this department—although it has cost you a deal of trouble— it has produced some good stirling work, and I am very glad I took the much smaller trouble of collecting the specimens—which is almost more than I can say for some parts of my collection.—
The printer shall send proofs with the M.S. of single sheets direct to you, & you shall return them direct to him & I will see your corrections inserted in the revise & should I have anything to remark can send the revise to you.— The Printer’s address is
“Mrss: Stewart & Murray
Green Arbour Court
I will write to Mr Hawkins2 tomorrow & find out how he is going on, & will in course of few days have the outlines sent to you.—
How unfortunate it has been your unwellness this week— I sincerely hope you are better to day—though it is a wretched day & I do not expect to hear, that you have been able to reach Mr Hawkins house.
Believe me | Your’s Most truly | C. Darwin
CD is pleased with LJ’s introduction [to Fish]. He rejoices that he persuaded LJ to undertake this work.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 614,” accessed on 29 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-614