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From Henrietta Emma Darwin   [2 August 1857]

Summary

Is looking forward to returning home [from Moor Park hydropathic establishment]. News of other patients and the books she is reading. Although feeling well, cannot walk much.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 Aug 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 245: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2131A

From Henrietta Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [16 March 1864]

Summary

CD wants WED to make some measurements on mid-styled [Primula sinensis] plants.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [16 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3633

From Henrietta Emma Darwin   [29 October 1862]

Summary

Instinct in cats.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Oct 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3787

From Henrietta Emma Darwin    [1 August 1863]

Summary

A memorandum describing the expressive behaviour of a cat with added notes by CD.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 189: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4260F

From H. E. Darwin to Thomas Warner   14 October [1863]

Summary

On behalf of her father, she asks that his name be put down for James Buckman’s testimonial. His cheque for £2.2.0 is enclosed.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Thomas Warner
Date:  14 Oct [1863]
Classmark:  Mrs Carole Cockett
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4320A

From H. E. Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [18 May 1864]

Summary

CD would like to see Rhamnus, as an American species is dimorphic.

Sends red cowslip pollen to be measured.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [18 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4442

To Henrietta Emma Darwin   [14–21 April 1866]

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Summary

Discusses some observations on, and the fertilisation of, Ophrys.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [14–21 Apr 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5074

From H. E. Darwin   [c. 10 May 1866]

Summary

Mogg [John Traherne Moggridge] wants to visit CD.

Self-fertilising orchids.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 10 May 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5075

From Ellen Frances Lubbock to H. E. Darwin   [28 July? 1866]

Summary

John Lubbock wants a copy of Origin (4th ed.) for Philip Norman.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [28 July? 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5204

From Mary Lubbock to H. E. Darwin   [8 May 1866 – 31 August 1871]

Summary

Age at which babies first shed tears.

Author:  Frances Mary (Mary) Lubbock
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [8 May 1866 – 31 Aug 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5332

To Henrietta Emma Darwin   26 July [1867]

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Summary

Prefers not to send her proof-slips of the present chapter [of Variation], which has been enormously altered, but will be glad to have her see slips and revises in future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  26 July [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5585

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
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