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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Gustav Jäger   23 October 1876

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Oct. 23. 1876

Dear Sir

I owe to your kindness or to that of your Publisher a copy of your “Zoologische Briefe”, & for this I am greatly obliged.1 I can see in the table of contents that many subjects are discussed which will interest me in a high degree.—

With much respect, I remain, Dear Sir | Yours faithfully & obliged | Charles Darwin


Jäger’s Zoologische Briefe (Jäger 1876) is in the Darwin Library–Down.


Jäger, Gustav. 1876. Zoologische Briefe. Vienna: Wilhelm Braumüller.


Thanks for a copy of GJ’s Zoologische Briefe (Jäger 1876).

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Gustav Jäger
Source of text
Frau Dr Hildegard Jaeger (private collection)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10651F,” accessed on 20 April 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24