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From Catherine Darwin   [13 November 1848]

Summary

Informs CD of the death of their father and the funeral arrangements.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1207

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [12 November 1848]

Summary

Gives details of the illness of R. W. Darwin.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1206

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

To ?   [15 or 22 October 1848]

Summary

Thanks for note and enclosure. Has written to [David?] Landsborough to say dried specimen was just what he wanted. Would like some more in spirits.

Very unwell.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [15 or 22] Oct 1848
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1204

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  • Darwin, C. R. Unidentified …
  • r Landsborough today to tell him the dried specimen was just what I wanted if he could procure me some more in spirits. I have been & am very unwell, so will write no more, except to thank you much for all your kindness. Believe me | Yours very truly & obliged | C.  Darwin

From John Higgins   1 March 1848

Summary

Agrees to pay Mr Mason as requested.

Author:  John Higgins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1848
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1161

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  • … Higgins, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Mason’s request frivolous and unnecessary; I will attend to his wishes by paying him the £5, a year out of your Lady Day Rents instead of at Mich s . which will be £2 10 0 always in advance— there will be no occasion for me keeping any balance in hand. I am | Dear Sir | Your faithful Servant | (Signed) John Higgins C.  Darwin

To Emma Darwin   [17 November 1848]

Summary

CD fears he must wear Emma with his unwellness and complaints.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1208

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

From Susan Elizabeth Darwin   [1848?]

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Summary

[Valediction only.] CD note on verso: Athenaeum/48/p. 839 "E. Forbes on genera being continuous in time––good––fact".

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1848?]
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1145

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To John Higgins   6 December [1848]

Summary

Discusses his account. Mentions death of his father and his own inheritance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  6 Dec [1848]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1211

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  • Darwin, C. R. Higgins, John …
  • … Believe me | My dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C.  R Darwin. To | J.  Higgins Esq r …

To Robert Ball   25 March [1848]

Summary

Cannot give information about hook. Fuegian women fish without hooks.

Robert Mallet’s suggestion about space for specimens on board men-of-war forwarded to Sir J. Herschel.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Ball
Date:  25 Mar [1848?]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (Fellows' Papers 54.i)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1165

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  • Darwin, C. R. Ball, Robert …
  • … lately. Pray believe me, | My dear Sir | Yours sincerely | C.  Darwin To | R.  Ball Esq e …

To John Higgins   14 June [1848]

Summary

Discusses possible land transactions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  14 June [1848]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1185

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  • Darwin, C. R. Higgins, John …
  • … accept my thanks & believe me | Yours sincerely | C.  Darwin To | John Higgins Esq r . …

To John Higgins   28 February [1848]

Summary

Arranges to pay subscription on 15 Feb and 16 Aug as requested by Mr Mason.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  28 Feb [1848]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1159

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  • Darwin, C. R. Higgins, John …
  • … faithfully | C.  Darwin You can, if you like keep back 5£ next Lady Day & thus pay as M r

To Emma Darwin   [23 May 1848]

Summary

Family news. Finds Shrewsbury too noisy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1178

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

To James Smith   6 February [1848]

Summary

Thanks for present of fossil Balani.

Thanks also for JS’s request to [David?] Landsborough to send barnacle specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Smith
Date:  6 Feb [1848]
Classmark:  Glasgow City Archives (396/TD1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1153F

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To Emma Darwin   [25 May 1848]

Summary

Anxiety about R. W. Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1179

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

To Emma Darwin   [27–8 May 1848]

Summary

Has been unwell but is improving. His father also very ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [27-8 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1180

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

To Harriet Lubbock   [December 1848 – 1849]

Summary

Belittles the loss of a book borrowed from CD.

Acknowledges cheque in payment for purchase of microscope for John Lubbock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Harriet Lubbock
Date:  [Dec 1848–9]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.70)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1041

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To Charles Lyell   [21? June 1848]

Summary

Comments on apology by Chambers for using some of CD’s material without acknowledgment in discussing Glen Roy. His opinion of Chambers’ book [Ancient sea-margins (1848)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [21? June 1848]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1181

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To Charles Lyell   [24 September 1848]

Summary

Congratulations on CL’s knighthood.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [24 Sept 1848]
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1198

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To Emma Darwin   [22 May 1848]

Summary

His health not good.

Has been reading John Evelyn’s Life of Mrs Godolphin, and Mme Sévigné.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [22 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1177

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

To Robert Chambers   [14 February – 20 March 1848]

Summary

Thanks RC for information on hand-level; he has recommended it in his "Instructions" ["Geology", Collected papers 1: 227–50].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Chambers
Date:  [14 Feb – 20 Mar 1848]
Classmark:  Watt Library, Greenock
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1160

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To John Higgins   6 June [1848]

Summary

Mentions his account; visit to Lincolnshire by his sister [Susan Darwin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  6 June [1848]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1184

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