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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Murray   5 May 1875

Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R.

May 5./75

My dear Sir

I am much obliged.

So let it be, i.e. I not to receive my share till 750 or 800 copies are sold, & you to print 1250 copies.—1 If the book should sell very badly pray remember that I am not altogether to blame.

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

Bibliography

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

Summary

Agrees not to receive his share of sales on Insectivorous plants until 750 or 800 copies are sold. 1250 to be printed.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9972
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Murray
Sent from
Down
Source of text
National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42153 f. 50)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9972,” accessed on 5 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9972.xml

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

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