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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-7484A

To Hermanus Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen   16 February 1871

Down. | Beckenham | Kent. S.E.

Feb 16. 1871

Dear Sir

I have made a serious blunder in p. 297 vol 1 of my book.1 Kindly inform me by return of post whether this is printed in Dutch; for if not I will send you a correction in M.S.2 There are also two short omissions to be made in Vol 2. p. 161 & 237 which I will afterwards explain.3

Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

1
See letter to J. V. Carus, 15 February [1871] and n. 2.
2
Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen was translating Descent into Dutch (Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen trans. 1871–2); his answer to CD’s query has not been found, but see the letter to Hermanus Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen, 21 February 1871.
3
See letter to J. V. Carus, 15 February [1871] and n. 2.

Summary

"I have made a serious blunder in p. 297, vol 1 of my book [Descent of man]. Kindly inform me by return of post whether this is printed in Dutch; for if not I will send you a correction in M.S. There are also two short omissions to be made in Vol. 2 … "

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7484A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen, Hermanus
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 249: 98
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7484A,” accessed on 29 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7484A

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