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From Eliza Meteyard   25 April 1865

Summary

Sends CD the first volume of her Life of Josiah Wedgwood [2 vols. (1865–6)].

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Apr 1865
Classmark:  DAR 171: 160
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4819

To Eliza Meteyard   16 November [1865]

Summary

Asks her to send some specimens of Dr Erasmus Darwin’s handwriting for the Autographic Mirror.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Eliza Meteyard
Date:  16 Nov [1865]
Classmark:  Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4936

From Eliza Meteyard   17 November 1865

Summary

Returns 19 of the letters CD lent her, so that he can choose one for the Autographic Mirror.

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1865
Classmark:  DAR 171: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4937

To Eliza Meteyard   [18 February 1869]

Summary

CD signed the petition, had Sir Charles Lyell do so also, and then forwarded the memorial to Sir John Lubbock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Eliza Meteyard
Date:  [18 Feb 1869]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6618

From Eliza Meteyard   19 February 1869

Summary

Her memorial [for civil list pension] with the signatures of CD, John Lubbock, and Charles Lyell has arrived. It is now going to W. E. Gladstone.

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 162
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6622

From Eliza Meteyard   20 April 1874

Summary

The memorial failed last autumn. She asks for CD’s signature again so that it may be presented now that there is a new Government.

Her [Wedgwood] Handbook is now in press.

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 171: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9422

From Eliza Meteyard   27 June 1874

Summary

Her memorial has passed and her civil list pension has been increased to £100 per annum for life.

Dr Johnson of Shrewsbury has R. W. Darwin letters.

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 171: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9518
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