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DCP-LETT-741

To Ernst Dieffenbach   14 March 18441

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‘… I am very glad to hear that you are going to edit a German Geological Journal …’2 ‘If not there to be forwarded by favour of Prof. Liebig’3

Footnotes

1
Date taken from the Stargardt catalogue.
2
Dieffenbach had corresponded with the German publisher Eduard Vieweg about the possibility of producing an encyclopaedia of science, but nothing came of the project (Bell 1976, p. 117).
3
This note, ‘If … Liebig’, was written on the cover. Dieffenbach had studied with Justus von Liebig and served as his agent in England in connection with a fertiliser enterprise (Bell 1976, pp. 18, 107–11).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-741
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Dieffenbach, Ernst
Sent from
Down
Source of text
J. A. Stargardt (dealers) Cat. 574 1965.11.11–13

Summary

[With the notation "If not there to be forwarded by favour of Prof. Liebig" on the address.] "I am very glad to hear that you are going to edit a German Geological Journal".

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 741,” accessed on 26 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-741

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