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From E. A. Darwin   8 December 1822

Summary

Suggestions for laboratory equipment. Will buy some mineral specimens. Describes experiments he has seen.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1822
Classmark:  DAR 204.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4

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From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   25 [October 1822]

Summary

Has found a shop with supplies of chemical equipment, and a mineral collector.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 [Oct 1822]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2

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From E. A. Darwin   14 November 1822

Summary

EAD wants changes made and shelves built to improve the laboratory at the Mount [Darwin residence]; sends drawings and will bring chemical instruments, a book, and his record of experiments done in his chemistry course.

He has now been matriculated.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1822
Classmark:  DAR 204: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3

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To Dear Friend   2 January 1822

Summary

Erasmus Alvey Darwin is good tempered and their sisters have "not abused at all". Hopes the recipient will help "in looking out and washing the fossils out of the plate closet".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  2 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271/1/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1G

Matches: 1 hit

To Dear Friend   3 January 1822

Summary

"Monseur Beodoes" is inquisitive and impertinent; Mr Bayly "was formerly a devlish boor". Asks who his sisters have been talking about.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  3 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271/1/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1H

Matches: 1 hit

To Dear Friend   4 January 1822

Summary

Likes Mariane who is very good to Miss Jones; CD bought cakes in town while Mariane visited Miss Jones; he was embarrassed to be shown into her bedroom when he returned. Miss Clare has had an accident.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  4 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271/1/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1J

Matches: 1 hit

To Dear Friend   4 January 1822

Summary

Caroline disapproves of his not washing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  4 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271/1/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1K

Matches: 1 hit

To Dear Friend   1 January 1822

Summary

Erasmus Alvey Darwin has rheumatism; his sisters complain of his bad temper but CD thinks him very good tempered. CD has received a new cabinet. [This is the first of six entries written in a "Memorandum book" comprising four sheets folded into a gather and sewn together in book form. The entries are in the style of letters addressed to an unnamed friend and are dated between 1 and 12 January 1822, shortly before CD’s thirteenth birthday. As they were written straight into the memorandum book, it is clear that they were never sent through the post, but were either to an imaginary recipient, or intended to be read by someone in the household, possibly CD’s youngest sister, Emily Catherine Darwin (Catherine).]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  1 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271/1/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1F

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To Dear Friend   12 January 1822

Summary

Was joined by Colonel Burgh Leighton when walking in the quarry. Plans to make caves next summer to store "warlike instruments" and "relicks". Sketches a design for a signalling device. May go with his father to visit the Earl of Powys at Walcot; visited Mrs and Miss Reynolds and William Pemberton Cludde.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dear Friend
Date:  12 Jan 1822
Classmark:  DAR 271.1.1: 6v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1M

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