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To Smith, Elder & Co.   [14 January 1843]

Down near Bromley | Kent

Saturday

Dear Sir

Will you be so good as to send me in your account.— You will have to allow me for the Woodcuts, which I paid myself.—

Mr Bells most unfortunate & long illness has delayed the last number of Reptiles—1 Just before he was taken ill, I saw most of the M.S. ready.—

When you next see Mr. Hinds will you be so good as to inform him of this delay, as he wished to know, when next number wd appear.—

I am very glad Mr. Hinds is going to publish with you.—2

Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin

P.S. I shd like to know amount of sale of the Coral Volume

Footnotes

Reptiles appeared in two numbers in August 1842 and October 1843.
Richard Brinsley Hinds. The publication referred to is Hinds, ed. 1844.

Summary

Asks for account.

Discusses delay of Reptiles by Thomas Bell. Asks them to inform R. B. Hinds of delay.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-658
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Smith, Elder & Co
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (B/D25.298)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 658,” accessed on 17 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-658

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 2

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