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Herschel4916
From:  George Biddell Airy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [29 January 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 1.304 (C: RGO 6.381.448)
Summary:  

Thanking him for lecture papers. Has sent his paper on partial differential equations.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-5381
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  29 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 8–9
Summary:  

On final instalment of "Insular floras" [Gard. Chron. (1867): 75]; rejoices at extent of their agreement.

Some criticisms of JDH’s position on geographical affinities, and volcanic islands.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01779
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Carl von Hügel
Date:  29 January 1867
Classmark:  Bundesarchiv, Koblenz
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-5382
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  John Murray
Date:  29 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 162–163)
Summary:  

CD agrees to JM’s proposal of half-profits. Thinks it a mistake to print only 750 copies. The agreement on half-profit is for first edition only. CD estimates his book at a higher value than JM does.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel9541
From:  Camille Flammarion
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [30 January 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.270
Summary:  

Sending the first volume of a new series on astronomy entitled Studies and Lectures.... Is continuing his work in the Times.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-5383
From:  John Murray
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 345
Summary:  

First portion of Variation MS has been set up. Murray will not decide on number to be printed until he has read a good portion. The agreement applies only to the first edition.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-5384
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  John Murray
Date:  31 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 164–165)
Summary:  

Is convinced his chapter on man [for Variation] will excite plenty of attention and abuse, which he supposes is as good as praise for selling a book.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project