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From John Price   24 April 1869



Has experimented with some success in growing twigs with buds

and a grass plant from which a ptarmigan had extracted the core.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters): 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6712

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From John Murray   28 April [1869]


Has sold 400 copies of Facts and arguments for Darwin. It is a poor time for bookselling.

Last Quarterly Review has best exposition of Darwinism he has met with [A. R. Wallace, "Geological climates, and origin of species", Q. Rev. 126 (1869): 359–94].

Proposes to print 2000 copies of a new [5th] edition of Origin.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Apr [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 368
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6715

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  • price to the original s 14/— M r Hegt’s book is sent off. My Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | John

From Thomas Russell to George Cupples   18 June 1869



On the proportion of sexes in lambs.

Author:  J Russell
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  18 June 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: 56–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6786

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  • price for any dog at present, as I have been spending too much of my spare cash on horses &c of late!!! Excuse this hurried note as I could not have written you for a day or two had I let this post escape Yours truly | John
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