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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-6998

To J. J. Moulinié   20 November 1869

Down Beckenham | Kent

Nov 20. 1869

My dear Sir

I enclose the few small additions & corrections for the Origin.1 I also send my letter which will serve as a sort of preface to yr translation, but pray consider it well & suggest any alterations;2 it should also hereafter be shewn to M. Reinwald for his approval & correction.3

My dear Sir | yours sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Moulinié was translating the fifth edition of Origin into French (Moulinié trans. 1873; see letter to J. J. Moulinié, 15 November [1869]). The enclosure has not been found.
2
The letter to Moulinié has not been found. However, since the French translation was not published until 1873 (and included changes from the sixth English edition), CD wrote another letter to Moulinié, dated 23 September 1872, which appeared in Moulinié trans. 1873, pp. ix–x.
3
Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald was the publisher of Moulinié trans. 1873.

Summary

Sends corrections of JJM’s translation of Origin. Sends preface.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6998
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Moulinié, J. J.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. suppl. 66, f. 16-17
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6998,” accessed on 27 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6998

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