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To ?   [28 February 1849]

Summary

Thanks correspondent for lecture tickets, but regrets he will be unable to attend.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [28 Feb 1849]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (Catalogue 40/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1230

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To John Higgins   5 June [1849]

Summary

Comments on his account.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  5 June [1849]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/26)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1243

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To George Ransome   27 [August 1849]

Summary

Regrets that state of his health prevents acceptance of invitation [to be present at inauguration of J. S. Henslow as President of Ipswich Museum in Dec 1850].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Ransome
Date:  27 [Aug 1849]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1335

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  • Darwin, C. R. Ransome, George …
  • … Dear Sir | Yours sincerely | C.  Darwin I have written to M r Maguire G.  Ransome Es q …

To J. S. Henslow   [before 12 October 1849]

Summary

J. B. Innes is greatly obliged for JSH’s letter. JSH’s observation of chalk flints strikes CD as "very curious".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [before 12 Oct 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1284

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  • Darwin, C. R. Henslow, J. S. …
  • r Innes, our clergyman, is greatly obliged for your most valuable letter. — In Haste | Yours most sincerely | C.  Darwin

To C. R. Weld   [1849]

Summary

Will return books, and asks for more.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter White
Date:  [1849]
Classmark:  Jeff Weber, Rare Books (dealer) (January 2013)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1260F

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To George Ransome   25 October [1849]

Summary

Agrees to subscribe £1 toward the portrait of a bishop of Norwich.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Ransome
Date:  25 Oct [1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1261

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To Hugh Cuming   [4 November 1849]

Summary

Arranges to call on Wednesday but declines a breakfast invitation, as his stomach is so particular that he is afraid to go about before eating.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hugh Cuming
Date:  [4 Nov 1849?]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1265

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To Thomas Salt   19 November [1849]

Summary

He is willing to wait until the end of February 1850 for Mr Salt to find him an opportunity to invest up to £30,000.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  19 Nov [1849]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1271F

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To John Higgins   10 December [1849]

Summary

Discusses his accounts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  10 Dec [1849]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1279

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To Thomas Salt   27 July [1849]

Summary

Returns the enclosed from his brother [Erasmus Alvey Darwin]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  27 July [1849]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1103F

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To Lovell Augustus Reeve   [before 14 March 1849]

Summary

Happy to support LAR’s application to the Royal Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lovell Augustus Reeve
Date:  [before 14 Mar 1849]
Classmark:  Melvill 1900: 352
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1223F

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To Richard Owen   [1849?]

Summary

CD proposes to call for tea if he is well enough on Thursday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [1849?]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1089

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  • Darwin, C. R. Owen, Richard …
  • r . ”— My stomach fails so often & so suddenly that to my sorrow, I am never certain of an appointment. if I do not appear by 8 olock, you will understand that my stomach has failed me. Yours most sincerely | C.  Darwin

To Abraham Clapham   10 December [1849]

Summary

Comments on AC’s experiments on Phlox and Mimulus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Clapham
Date:  10 Dec [1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.86)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1278

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To J. S. Bowerbank   24 February [1849]

Summary

Thanks him for cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  24 Feb [1849]
Classmark:  Formerly Leeds City Libraries; for sale at Bonhams (dealers) (13 March 2002)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1229

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To Hugh Cuming   [October? 1849]

Summary

Discusses cirripede specimens borrowed from HC.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hugh Cuming
Date:  [Oct? 1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1258

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To J. S. Henslow   20 November [1849]

Summary

Has had his portrait taken;

is anxious about scarlet fever among his children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  20 Nov [1849]
Classmark:  Princeton University Library (General MSS)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1272

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To John Murray   12 June [1849]

Summary

Appreciates what Murray and the printer are doing to rectify the error [transposition of pages of text in "Geology"]. But if the responsible person will be fined heavily, CD would want to "make some present".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  12 June [1849]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42153 ff.16–17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1245

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  • Darwin, C. R. Murray, John (b) …
  • r Clowes & make the poor workman some present. — If I receive no answer, I shall understand that the expence does not fall on a workman. — Pray forgive me this trouble & accept my thanks. Yours very faithfully | C.  Darwin

To Thomas Salt   12 November [1849]

Summary

Asks if Mr Salt could arrange to invest up to £30,000 on his behalf.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  12 Nov [1849]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1269F

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To J. S. Henslow   [7 October 1849]

Summary

Thanks JSH for information and suggestions on benefit clubs,

and for a shipment of fossil cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [7 Oct 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A89–A90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1283

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From Edmund Saul Dixon   [April–June 1849]

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Summary

On domestication of pigeons and hybrid geese.

Author:  Edmund Saul (Eugene Sebastian Delamer) Dixon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Apr–June 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13801

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