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From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   [1867–72]

Summary

Miss Gourlay reports case of girl at the Lock Hospital who covered her face in shame.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7058

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   [1867–72]

Summary

The expression of shame in ancients, Milton, the Bible, and in poor girls under Miss Gourlay’s charge.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 46, DAR 189: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7059

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin?   [1867–72]

Summary

An extract from Macrobius’ Saturnalia dealing with blushing.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7061

From H. E. Darwin   [after 8 February 1870]

Summary

Responds to note about the MS [Descent] with great interest and promises to obey his instructions. [See 7124.]

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 245: 33b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7112F

To H. E. Darwin   [March] 1870

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Summary

Responds to her suggested corrections [of Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [Mar] 1870
Classmark:  DAR 185: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7123

To Henrietta Emma Darwin   [8 February 1870]

Summary

Sends MS [of chs. 3 and 4, "Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals", Descent] to HED for her criticism. CD fears parts are too much like a sermon; "who wd ever have thought I shd turn parson?"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [8 Feb 1870]
Classmark:  British Library Board (Add 58373 ff. 1–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7124

From H. E. Darwin   [30 March 1870]

Summary

Describes crying in an infant.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Mar 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7153

To H. E. Darwin   20 March 1871

Summary

Reports on sales and reception of his book [Descent]. Thanks HED for her help.

Wallace’s article in the Academy [2 (1870–1): 177–82] shows CD has had no influence on him; the review has had hardly any influence on CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  20 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 153: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605

From H. E. Darwin   21 March [1871]

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 44)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605F

From H. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [March 1871]

Summary

Possible quotations about shame for CD.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [Mar 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605G

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   1 April 1871

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Summary

Writes to HED for fear of tiring CD and to pass on, if she deems suitable, her view that there is no distinction to be made between self-regarding and other-regarding virtues.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  1 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 68–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7651

From E. M. Bonham-Carter to H. E. Darwin   [23 June 1871]

Summary

Observations on expression of her dog for CD.

Author:  Elinor Mary Bonham-Carter
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [23 June 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 242
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7785

DCP-LETT-7920

Author:  Margaret Emily Gaskell
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7920

To H. E. Litchfield   4 September [1871]

Summary

An affectionate letter to HL on her honeymoon. Urges her to keep her mother as an example.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  British Library (Add 58373)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7922

From H. E. Litchfield   9 September [1871]

Summary

CD’s letter [7922] was very sweet to her, and if her marriage [to Richard B. Litchfield] can be half as perfect as CD’s she will be very happy.

Richard’s German fails in communicating with washerwomen.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  Estate of Richard Darwin Keynes (CUL DAR 245: 525)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7929A

To H. E. Litchfield   [after 5] November 1871

Summary

CD is "more than pleased" by what R. B. Litchfield said of him. Congratulates HEL on having "so noble a husband".

All were "profoundly" interested by HEL’s account [of their welcome at the Working Men’s College].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [after 5] Nov 1871
Classmark:  Emma Darwin (1904) 2: 251–2; DAR 153: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8040

From H. E. Litchfield   [13 November 1871]

Summary

Does not want CD to put his name to any religious movement. Discourages giving money to Abbott or Voysey.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8054F

From H. E. Litchfield   [before 2 December 1871]

Summary

Summarises her theory about expression in music.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 2 Dec 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 42)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8088F

To H. E. Litchfield   2 December [1871]

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Summary

Sends MS chapter on voice from Expression to HL for examination.

Agrees with R. B. Litchfield about Herbert Spencer’s views on speech and music.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  2 Dec [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8089

To H. E. Litchfield   [before 2 December 1871]

Summary

Sends MS of section on voice as a means of expression [Expression, pp. 86–93]. CD is dissatisfied with it – wishes he could avoid the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [before 2 Dec 1871]
Classmark:  British Library (Add 58373)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8134
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