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To R. F. Cooke   4 October [1879]


Final arrangements for publishing Erasmus Darwin. If he were publishing on commission he would have printed only 1000 copies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  4 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 362–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12247

From W. P. Garrison   4 October 1879


Sends CD his version for children of Journal of researches [What Mr Darwin saw].

During the last illness of his father, William Lloyd Garrison, WPG showed him CD’s passages on slavery.

"In combating the enemies of freedom in this country he [W. L. Garrison] emancipated himself from the theology the destruction of which is perhaps your highest title to the honor of your own time and the blessings of posterity."

Author:  Wendell Phillips Garrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 165: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12248

To W. P. Garrison   [after 4 October 1879]


Gratified to know that WPG’s father, William Lloyd Garrison, approved of CD’s words on slavery in Journal of researches.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Wendell Phillips Garrison
Date:  [after 4 Oct 1879]
Classmark:  Garrison and Garrison 1885–9, 4: 199 n. 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12248F
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