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DCP-LETT-7962

From John Murray   22 September [1871]1

50, Albemarle St. | W.

Sept. 22

My Dear Sir

The copies of the Pamphlet have been distributed to your friends & to the Press—excepting Humfreys Jnl of Anatomy & Physiology—the habitat of wch eludes us— Can you aid our search?2

We have sent out advertisements moderately— It will be in Athenæum tomorrow3

I saw poor dear Murchison yesterday— he is falling into a state of torpor—4

I hope your health is better | My Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully John Murray

Charles Darwin Esq &c &c | Down

Footnotes

1
The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 13 September 1871.
2
See letter to John Murray, 13 September 1871 and nn. 1 and 2.
3
Chauncey Wright’s review of St George Jackson Mivart’s Genesis of species (Mivart 1871a), Darwinism: being an examination of Mr. St George Mivart’s ‘Genesis of species’ (Wright 1871b), was advertised in the Athenæum on 23 September 1871, p. 387.
4
Roderick Impey Murchison died of bronchitis on 22 October 1871 (ODNB).

Summary

The pamphlet [Chauncey Wright’s review of Mivart, see 7940] has been distributed to friends and to the press.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7962
From
Murray, John (b)
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50
Source of text
DAR 171: 402
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7962,” accessed on 29 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7962

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