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From J. Daly   [before 9 February 1868]1

Volume 2

Page

61 2 lines from top, For bearnig Read bearing2

89 12 " "slower " more slowly

179 1 " graduates " graduate

" 12 " " depends " depend

238 8 " bottom " has been " have been3

243 7 " top permitts " permits4

244 6 " agrees " agree5

252 5 " top foot note non est pas (probably) n’en est pas

318 13 " top rudimentry rudimentary

384 3 & 4 " top force themselves force themselves

a minute orifice into a minute orifice

" 4 & 5 we must into believe we must believe6

Sentences requiring some alteration

P247 – 12 & 13 from top " between varieties &c .... in comparison with &c7

276 1 & 2 " " the blood of men with different complexions … emits a different odour8 (odours)

410 – 12 " the period of shedding the leaves, and (insert ‘the power’) of retaining them throughout the winter—9

426 – sentence beginning last line—by comparing the amount of difference between &c … in comparison with &c. 10

on page 154— 5 lines from bottom— incessorial should, I think, be insessorial11

CD annotations

1.1 Volume … insessorial] crossed pencil
slower] ‘x’ added pencil
graduates] ‘x’ added pencil
depends] ‘x’ added pencil
has been] ‘x’ added pencil
permitts] ‘✓’ added pencil
non est pas] ‘✓’ added pencil
force … orifice] ‘✓’ added pencil
we … believe] ‘✓’ added pencil
End of first section: ‘All these corrections inserted’ pencil
End of letter: ‘J. Daly of Cork’ pencil

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 9 February [1868]. The letter consists of corrections to Variation, published on 30 January 1868 (see CD’s ‘Journal’ (Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix II)). A second printing, incorporating minor additions and corrections, was printed on 19 February (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix II)). The correspondent has not been further identified.
‘Bearing’ is not misspelled in the first printing of Variation.
These corrections were made in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 66, 163, and 225).
This correction was made in the second printing.
‘Agrees’ was not changed in the second printing or second edition.
These corrections were made in the second printing.
This sentence is substantially altered in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 234).
This sentence is unchanged in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 265).
In this sentence, ‘and’ is changed to ‘or’ in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 405).
This sentence is substantially altered in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 422).
This correction was made in the second edition (see Variation 2d ed., 2: 138).

Summary

Corrections [incorporated in 2d issue of Variation].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5827
From
J Daly
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 195.1: 50
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5827,” accessed on 24 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-5827.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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