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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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  • price by one shilling below that of the former Ed n . Of the Titles you have preferred The Descent of Man—& Selection according to Sex— This need not bind you permanently as to your Title. At all events I am glad we have got rid of an objectionable adjective— My dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | John
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