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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. V. Carus   5 December 1871

Down,| Beckenham, Kent.

Dec 5. 1871

My dear Sir

I send 4 sheets by this post of the new & cheap edit.1 They contain no important additions, but only a few corrections of style. The other sheets shall follow as soon as I get them. I am very much obliged for yr letter about the sheep2

yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin


CD refers to Origin 6th ed.; Carus was preparing a revised German translation (Bronn and Carus trans. 1872). See letter from J. V. Carus, 14 November 1871, and letter to J. V. Carus, 17 November 1871.


Sends sheets [of the 6th ed. of Origin].

Thanks JVC for his letter about the sheep.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8096,” accessed on 19 June 2018,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 19