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From John Murray   23 November [1875]

Summary

JM has printed 16250 copies of Origin since 1859.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 479
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10273

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From John Murray   1 May [1875]

Summary

JM proposes to print 1000 copies [of Insectivorous plants].

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 449
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9964

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From John Murray   4 May [1875]

Summary

JM agrees to raise number of first printing [of Insectivorous plants] to 1250 if CD will wait for his share of profits until sales reach 750 or 800.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 May [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 450
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9969

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From John Murray   23 March [1875]

Summary

Sends CD a cheque for 68 guineas – his two-thirds share of profit on sale of 2000 copies of 2d edition of Descent.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 446
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9899

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From John Murray   9 April [1875]

Summary

JM expresses willingness to publish CD’s Climbing plants [2d ed.].

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 447
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9921

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From John Murray   19 November [1875]

Summary

Report on sales of Origin, Insectivorous plants, and Climbing plants.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.11: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10265

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From John Murray   22 November [1875]

Summary

Sends cheques in payment on three of CD’s books.

Proposes to print 500 copies of Insectivorous plants before distributing the type.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 478
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10270

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From John Murray   17 February [1875]

Summary

JM expresses his willingness to publish a new edition of Variation whenever CD revises it.

Descent [2d ed.] has not sold much since the annual sale – 1300 copies altogether.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 444
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9861

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From George Rolleston   30 August 1875

Summary

Sends copy of his "Address [to the department of anthropology", Rep. BAAS 45 (1875): 142–56].

Notes criticism of remark by Walter Bagehot dealing with extinction of barbarians [cited in Descent 1: 239].

Author:  George Rolleston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 147: 554
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10141

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  • John Murray. 1871. Rolleston, George. 1884. Scientific papers and addresses. Arranged and edited by William Turner, with a biographical sketch by Edward B. …

From F. J. Cohn   21 August 1875

Summary

Acknowledges presentation copy of Insectivorous plants.

Studying Drosera on vacation in Bohemia. Thinks CD has erred in considering "aggregation" to have occurred in the protoplasm. Suggests it is result of exosmosis of vacuole.

Author:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10131

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  • B. Cohen. 3 vols. New York: Columbia University Press. 1998. Correspondence : The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Insectivorous plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. …

From G. A. Wolfe   9 March 1875

Summary

CD’s Descent.

Fighting among beetles.

Similarity between dogs and men; intelligence of dogs.

Author:  Gould Anne Ruxton; Gould Anne Wolfe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1875
Classmark:  DAR 181: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9882

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  • B. Cohen. 3 vols. New York: Columbia University Press. 1998. Descent 2d ed. : The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. London: John Murray. …
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