skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"John Murray" in search-correspondent [X]
1871::05 in date [X]
8 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To R. F. Cooke   8 May 1871

Summary

Sends photographs he intends to use in Expression and asks for estimates of cost per thousand of each process [Woodburytype and Heliotype] suggested by RC and for different numbers of photos on each plate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  8 May 1871
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 289–90)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7744

To R. F. Cooke   28 May [1871]

Summary

More discussion of the illustrations for Expression.

A Swedish naturalist [G. Lindström] has asked to translate the Journal of researches.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  28 May [1871]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 280–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7773

To John Murray   10 May [1871]

Summary

CD is perplexed about illustrations for Expression, i.e., whether photographs are better than woodcuts. He thinks photographs, but does not know which process is preferable. Asks JM to inquire.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  10 May [1871]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 278–9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7749

From John Murray   10 May 1871

Summary

Offers CD same payment for the 3d issue of Descent as for 2d.

Has bespoke four better drawings of birds in case a 4th issue is needed.

Vanity Fair wants CD’s portrait by Carlo Pellegrini ["Ape"].

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 398
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7750

To John Murray   12 May [1871]

Summary

Will require at least six weeks’ notice before a new edition of Descent has to go to press because of considerable corrections needed.

Thinks cheap edition of Origin is needed, since he could answer objections in it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  12 May [1871]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 244–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7755

From John Murray   26 May [1871]

Summary

Sends two bills [JM’s notes for payments due to CD] for £420 each for 3d issue of Descent.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 399
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7769

To John Murray   27 May [1871]

Summary

Asks JM for final decision about a cheap edition of Origin. Would like to begin soon to revise and answer recent objections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  27 May [1871]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 287–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7772

From John Murray   31 May [1871]

Summary

On photographic illustrations [for Expression].

Estimates 7s 6d price for a cheap edition of Origin [6th].

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 May [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 400
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7784
Document type
letter (8)
Date
1871
05
08 (1)
10 (2)
12 (1)
26 (1)
27 (1)
28 (1)
31 (1)
letter