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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-13347

To Caroline Wedgwood   20 September [1881]

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Summary

Division of CW’s share [of E. A. Darwin’s estate]. Investment advice.

Recounts his memories of their mother and of her death. Remembers "her black velvet gown and her work table and the death scene", but cannot remember her face. Remembers that Caroline "always acted like a mother" to him and Catherine.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13347
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Wedgwood, C. S.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 153: 5
Physical description
3pp

Summary

Division of CW’s share [of E. A. Darwin’s estate]. Investment advice.

Recounts his memories of their mother and of her death. Remembers "her black velvet gown and her work table and the death scene", but cannot remember her face. Remembers that Caroline "always acted like a mother" to him and Catherine.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13347,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13347

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