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To [H. B. Jones?]   13 April [1866]

Summary

CD’s plans have changed. He will be in London the following week and therefore able to call on correspondent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  13 Apr [1866]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (17 December 1973)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13868

To Henry Bence Jones   23 June [1861]

Summary

Noting that he is not an M.D., he would be much gratified should the University of Breslau think fit to honour him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  23 June [1861]
Classmark:  Walter R. Benjamin Autographs (dealers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3194A

To Henry Bence Jones   3 January [1866]

Summary

A report on his somewhat improved health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  3 Jan [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 249: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4968A

From H. B. Jones   10 February [1866]

Summary

Sends a diet for CD’s flatulence.

Author:  Henry Bence Jones
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5003

To H. B. Jones   [23 April 1866?]

Summary

Had hoped to call, but cannot do so comfortably, so will HBJ call on CD instead, for a consultation?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  [23 Apr 1866?]
Classmark:  Wellcome Library (Bence Jones autograph letter file)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5064A

From Henry Bence Jones   2 August 1870

Summary

CD has complained of pins and needles keeping him from working on his book [Descent]. If he could spend ten days with HBJ, he would be well and fit.

Author:  Henry Bence Jones
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Aug 1870
Classmark:  DAR 168: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7293

To H. B. Jones   3 August [1870]

Summary

Despite HBJ’s good aid, CD’s stomach will not permit a visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  3 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 249: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7293A

From Henry Bence Jones to Emma Darwin   1 October [1867]

Summary

CD’s sudden temporary failure of memory and his eczema are not serious and would be relieved by rest and good diet.

Author:  Henry Bence Jones
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  1 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5639
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