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From J. V. Carus   19 March 1876

Summary

Insectivorous plants is out

and Climbing plants is at the printer’s.

He is now at work on the geological writings.

Thinks all of CD’s papers extremely interesting "for the spirit and the method".

Cites some misprints in Climbing plants.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10419

To J. V. Carus   21 March 1876

Summary

Glad to hear that [German edition of] Insectivorous plants is published.

Thanks for errata in Climbing plants [2d ed.].

Sends list [missing] of his papers, with those certainly not worth translating marked with a red line.

Reports on work in progress.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  21 Mar 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 139–140)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10422

From J. V. Carus   21 March 1876

Summary

A difficulty with a passage in Coral reefs about "vertical thickness", which JVC thinks should read "horizontal extent".

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Mar 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10423

To J. V. Carus   23 March 1876

Summary

Clarifies a passage [in Coral reefs, 2d ed. (1874)], which JVC had questioned.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  23 Mar 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 141–142)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10426

From J. V. Carus   16 April 1876

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Summary

Queries about some references in Coral reefs and a list of misprints.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 69: A74–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10453

To J. V. Carus   24 April 1876

Summary

Answers queries concerning errata in Coral reefs.

All copies of Volcanic islands are sold. Smith, Elder & Co. want to bring out a new edition, but CD is resolved not to look at a single proof.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  24 Apr 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 152–153)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10468

To J. V. Carus   27 September 1876

Summary

Sends first sheets of Cross and self fertilisation. The book is a very dull record of experiments, but nevertheless CD believes it is valuable for its remarkable and well-established results.

Orchids [2d ed.] will soon go to the printer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  27 Sept 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 147–148)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10619

To J. V. Carus   [early October 1876]

Summary

Tells JVC that to the title on the first page [of Cross and self-fertilisation] is to be added "in the vegetable kingdom".

Guesses that Orchids [2d ed.] will be 20 or 30 pages longer than the old edition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  [early Oct 1876]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 66–67)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10627

To J. V. Carus   18 October [1876]

Summary

Proof sheets [of Cross and self-fertilisation] have been lost.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  18 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 68–69)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10645

To J. V. Carus   25 October 1876

Summary

Sends sheets [of Cross and self-fertilisation].

Heliotypes for Expression delayed because new negatives must be made.

Thanks Herr Koch [of Schweizerbart] for copies of Coral reefs and Climbing plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  25 Oct 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 149)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10654

From J. V. Carus   20 November 1876

Summary

Thanks CD for [2d English edition of] Volcanic islands and South America [1876].

Is at work on Cross and self-fertilisation. Asks about some doubtful points.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10681

To J. V. Carus   23 November 1876

Summary

Tells JVC what changes have been made in the new edition of his geological book [Volcanic islands and South America].

Does not know why he doubted about the Atlantic dust paper – now thinks it worth translating.

Glad JVC has not found Cross and self-fertilisation as intolerably dull as CD feared. Answers his queries about Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  23 Nov 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 150–151)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10686

To J. V. Carus   20 December 1876

Summary

Sends an omitted reference to an article by Dr Ascherson [Bot. Ztg. (1871): 444 et seq.] for Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  20 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 154–155)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10730
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