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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-885

To John Murray   [3 July 1845]1

Down Bromley Kent

Thursday

My dear Sir

I must write to thank you for your really magnificent present of the twelve copies: I assure you I think I have not the smallest claims for them, after your other liberality.

The M.S. will go on Monday or on furthest Tuesday to Mrss Clowes: I will use your name, in urging them to set it up soon, so as not to run any risk of being too late. I presume Mrss Clowes will keep the wood cuts safe, as one of them in the last number, belongs to Mrs Smith & Elder.

With my sincere thanks | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Dated by the relationship to the letter to John Murray, [28 June 1845].

Summary

Thanks JM for present of 12 copies [of first part of Journal of researches, 2d ed.]. MS [of second part] will be sent to printer Monday or Tuesday.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-885
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Murray, John (b)
Sent from
Down
Source of text
National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 27–28)
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 885,” accessed on 29 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-885

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