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Darwin Correspondence Project

To P. L. Sclater   26 December [1870]1

The Printers have been slack; but I now send two sheets, & 112, or thereabouts, more will complete your very kind assistance.2

C. Darwin

Dec. 26th.

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to P. L. Sclater, 5 December 1870.
Sclater was checking the names of the birds and mammals in the proof-sheets of Descent (see letter to P. L. Sclater, 5 December 1870 and n. 1).

Bibliography

Descent: The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1871.

Summary

Sending two sheets [of Descent]. About one-and-a-half more will complete PLS’s task.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7402
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Philip Lutley Sclater
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7402,” accessed on 8 March 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7402.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18

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