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Darwin Correspondence Project

From John Murray   23 November [1875]1

50, Albemarle St. | W.

Novr 23

My Dear Sir

Of Origin of Species I have printed since the Commencement 16250 Copies2

Thanking you for the cheque3 | I remain My Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | John Murray

Chas Darwin Esq


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 23 November 1875.
CD sent a cheque for extra presentation copies of Insectivorous plants.


Insectivorous plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875.


JM has printed 16250 copies of Origin since 1859.

Letter details

Letter no.
John Murray
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50
Source of text
DAR 171: 479
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10273,” accessed on 4 October 2023,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23