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From E. A. Darwin   14 December [1862?]


Describes a box which has come for CD.

Asks for John Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec [1862?]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3859

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  • … Bibliography Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. …
  • … Describes a box which has come for CD. Asks for John Price’s address. …
  • … n.  5). The reference is probably to John Price, who had been a contemporary of Erasmus’s …

To Asa Gray   9 August [1862]


Believes Lythrum is trimorphic. Asks AG for seeds of plants he suspects are polymorphic.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  9 Aug [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3685

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  • … pay the retail price for them, since he supposed CD’s publisher, John Murray, would supply …

To John Murray   24 August [1862]


CD is well content with sale of 768 copies [of Orchids]. Hopes and expects remainder will ultimately be sold.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  24 Aug [1862]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 125–126)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3699

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  • price (see letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] and n.  4). For CD’s presentation list for Orchids , see Correspondence vol.  10, Appendix IV. The first edition of 1500 copies of Orchids was published on 15 May 1862 (see Freeman 1977 , p.  112, and letter to John
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