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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-1490

To Josiah Wedgwood III1   20 November 1852

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From Trustees to me diag 1851. Sept. Leeds & Bradford R. shares, purchased in 1847 at 4339 . 7 . 1852. July 30. Two shares of Monmouth R.y at 85.£ 170 . These shares stood in Erasmus’es sole name 1852 Nov. 12. N.W. Ry Stock purchased at various times 1962 . 11 . 6

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6471 : 18 . 6 From me to Trustees 1851. Aug. Part of Mortgage to Major Owen—2 5000 1852. Nov. 87 Pref. shares in N. Stafford R. at £24 . s 10 In Erasmus’ sole name— 2130

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7130

7130

6471 . 18 . 6

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£658 . 1 . 6

Paid in excess by me to Trustees3 ramme Nov 20. 1852 | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
Josiah Wedgwood III and Erasmus Alvey Darwin were the trustees of Emma Darwin’s trust fund: since Erasmus is mentioned in the letter, Josiah must have been the addressee.
2
William Mostyn Owen.
3
For the background to these transactions, see Correspondence vol. 4, letter to Salt & Son, 26 November [1850].

Summary

A statement of payments made by trustees to CD and by CD to trustees for the years 1851 and 1852.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1490
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Wedgwood, Josiah, III
Sent from
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Source of text
Keele \university Library (Wedgwood/Mosley 1019)
Physical description
ADS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1490,” accessed on 1 October 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1490

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