Murray, John

John Murray (Challenger Office) an Ernst Haeckel, Edinburgh, 3. Dezember 1888

Challenger Expedition Office,

32 Queen Street, Edinburgh,

3 December 1888

My Dear Haeckel

The enclosed will show you that the Siphonophora Report will soon be in your hands. I await your promised letter. I am to be married in London on the 24 January. We will go south to Malta to examine the || rocks for a few weeks!! On our return here I’ll try to finish off the Challenger work.

The Treasury will not give me any more money after the end of March, so I have offered to finish this great work at my expense and risk. There is personal and national reputation and || pride in the affair so I am going to carry out my own views unless prevented.

Yours sincerely

John Murray

Best remembrances to all my friends in Jena.


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EHA Jena
A 25075