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To John Murray   4 May [1873]

Summary

Asks Murray not to announce Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  4 May [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 436
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8897

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From John Murray   23 September [1873]

Summary

Sends CD an account that has the novelty of having a balance against CD.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 436
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9064

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From John Murray   10 February [1873]

Summary

Encloses cheque for 1000 guineas, CD’s share of profits on first 7000 copies of Expression.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Feb [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 435
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8763

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To John Murray   24 September [1873]

Summary

CD will have to make heavy corrections in Expression and Descent if there ever is a new edition of either.

Will soon begin another book [Insectivorous plants].

It and a second one [Cross and self-fertilisation] will sell only "very specially".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  24 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 352–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9066

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From John Murray   25 September [1873]

Summary

Acknowledges CD’s cheque.

Sends CD cheque for profits on Orchids and a statement of stock on hand of CD’s works [missing].

Origin and Expression sales are stagnant.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 437, DAR 210.11: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9071

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From Alfred Moschkau   2 [December] 1873

Summary

Discusses variation and selection in Harz canaries.

Author:  Otto Carl Alfred (Alfred) Moschkau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 [Dec] 1873
Classmark:  DAR 171: 249
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9125

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  • B. Cohen. 3 vols. New York: Columbia University Press. 1998. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

From Alphonse de Candolle   14 January 1873

Summary

Thanks for Expression, which has made him wonder whether his shyness in public until the age of 55 resulted from fear of subjecting his face to ridicule.

Criticises F. Galton’s Hereditary genius [1869] for neglecting environmental influence.

Author:  Alphonse de Candolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8737

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  • John Murray. 1872. Galton, Francis. 1869. Hereditary genius: an inquiry into its laws and consequences. London: Macmillan. Lucas, Prosper. 1847–50. Traité philosophique et physiologique de l’hérédité naturelle dans les états de santé et de maladie du système nerveux: avec l’application méthodique des lois de la procréation au traitement général des affections dont elle est le principe. 2 vols. Paris: J. B. …

From M. D. Conway   10 September [1873]

Summary

Comparative study of "ethnical scriptures" shows that natural selection has operated in the evolution of religion.

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 220
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9049

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  • John Murray. 1871. Gray, George Arthur. 1908. The descendants of George Holmes of Roxbury. 1594–1908. Boston: David Clapp & Son. Wyman, Lillie Buffum Chace and Wyman, Arthur Crawford. 1914. Elizabeth Buffum Chace, 1806-1899: her life and its environment . 2 vols. Boston: W. B. …

From Gerard Krefft   3 May 1873

Summary

Suggests hopping lizards may show the connection between reptiles and birds as proposed by Huxley.

Author:  Johann Louis Gerard (Gerard) Krefft
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 169: 118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8895

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  • b) New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 42: 60–132. Origin 6th ed. : The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. 6th edition, with additions and corrections. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. …