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To J. D. Hooker   14 October [1870]


Does not think so poorly of Nature as JDH does, by any means; fears Popular Science Review is rather ephemeral but more durable than Nature.

The case of the charlock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 184–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7344

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From W. D. Fox   28 October [1870]


Has heard of CD’s forthcoming book [Descent] from J. D. Hooker.

Leaves next week for winter quarters in Sandown.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 191
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7353

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To [Edward William Blore]   [October 1870 or later]


Horace Darwin wishes to have private tuition to help him pass the "Little Go" and so CD wonders if he might be excused College lectures for the present, to prevent undue strain.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Blore
Date:  [Oct 1870 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7049

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To John Murray   22 October [1870]


He agrees with his family that binding of Variation looks much better than Origin.

Asks JM to report the number of copies he has printed of Naturalist’s Voyage [Journal of researches].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  22 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 218–19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7348

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From John Murray   24 October [1870]


Sends table of sales [of Journal of researches]. 2000 copies sold since 1860.

Descent has gone to press for 2500 copies.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 380
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7350

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From J. V. Carus   2 October 1870


The outbreak of war and war work have interfered with JVC’s scientific work.

Publisher does not, however, think the war will hurt success of Descent in Germany, and JVC asks for corrected sheets for his use in translating it.

Wishes struggle between Romanic and Teutonic races could be fought out in a form more appropriate to their cultures and civilisation.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7332

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