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To Charles Layton   24 November [1869]

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CD long anxious for new American edition of Origin to incorporate corrections since 2d ed. [of 1860]; believes such updating has kept English and continental sales high. If Appleton unable to comply, he will ask Asa Gray to find another publisher.

Mentions possible arrangements for U. S. edition of new book [Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles James (Charles) Layton
Date:  24 Nov [1869]
Classmark:  Parke-Bernet (dealers) (31 March 1964), Sotheby’s (dealers) (21 May 1968), William Patrick Watson (dealer) catalogue 18 (2012)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7007

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  • … If Appleton unable to comply, he will ask Asa Gray to find another publisher. Mentions …
  • … I had resolved soon to write to Professor Asa Gray to ask him to find some publisher who …
  • … Correspondence vol. 17); see ibid , letter to Asa Gray, 1 June [1869] and n.  9. CD had …

From Adolf Bernhard Meyer   16 November 1869

Summary

Sends his translation of Wallace’s Malay Archipelago.

Wishes to translate 1858 essays by CD and Wallace from Linnean Society Proceedings [Collected papers 2: 3–19].

Plans journey to tropics.

Hopes to meet CD.

Author:  Adolf Bernhard Meyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6990

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  • … an abstract of a letter from CD to Asa Gray, and an introductory explanation by Charles …
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