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From John Murray   1 July 1870


Financial adjustments for last edition of Origin

and a tentative title for the new work: "Descent of man and selection according to sex". [Later changed to "in relation to sex".]

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 171: 376
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7259

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  • … Murray, John (b) Darwin, C. R. …
  • … for £60"9"4 enclosed. Chas. Darwin Esq | &c &c &c Dear Sir M r Cooke forgot to point to …

From J. D. Hooker   1 July 1870



Hibiscus and Nolana seeds not harvested at Kew. Sends list of the best plants of Lilium he can give.

Asks CD for name of work on orchids mentioned in his supplementary paper ["Fertilization of orchids", Collected papers 2: 138–56].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 103: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7258

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To John Murray   [after 1 July 1870]


Wants to keep "The origin of man" as first part of title of book.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray; John Murray
Date:  [after 1 July 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 273
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7050

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From B. J. Sulivan   1 July 1870


Sends copies of a mission magazine [missing] and discusses the missionaries’ work in S. America, especially that of Thomas Bridges and W. H. Stirling.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 294
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7260

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