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To Charles Wigley   21 March 1853

Summary

Encloses the transfer, signed and witnessed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Wigley
Date:  21 Mar 1853
Classmark:  Shropshire Archives (SA D3651/B/47/2/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1507F

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wigley, Charles …
  • … signed & witnessed. Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | Ch. R. Darwin To | M r . C. Wigley …

From R. Carden   18 March 1853

Summary

Asks when the Transfer will be prepared, so he can have the money ready.

Author:  Robert Carden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Mar 1853
Classmark:  Shropshire Archives (SA D3651/B/47/2/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1506G

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From E. A. Darwin   26 April 1853

Summary

Acknowledges the receipt of some securities.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1853
Classmark:  DAR 262.11: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1516

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To E. A. Darwin   26 [April 1853]

Summary

Writes concerning marriage trust.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  26 [Apr 1853]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1380

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To [William Sharpey]   [1853–72?]

Summary

If Hooker [presumably Joseph Dalton Hooker] knows he is proposed [for something at the Royal Society?] he will enquire if he can attend.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Sharpey
Date:  [1853–1872?]
Classmark:  Duke University, Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library (letter album compiled by William Sharpey, secretary of the Royal Society of London)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13892

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To John Higgins   11 April [1853]

Summary

Has changed his bank to Union Bank, Charing Cross Branch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  11 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/60)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1513

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To Thomas Salt   15 March [1853]

Summary

Thanks for finding a purchaser for the Shrewsbury Street Act securities and encloses the Transfers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  15 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  Shropshire Archives (SA D3651/B/47/2/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1506F

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  • Darwin, C. R. Salt, Thomas …
  • … your assistance & remain | My dear Sir | Very truly yours | C. R. Darwin T. Salt Esq re …

To W. E. Darwin   1 March [1853]

Summary

Discusses WED’s affairs and events at Down.

Writes of the benefits of reading.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  1 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1639

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To John Lubbock   10 [September 1853]

Summary

Asks about source of paper on the metamorphosis of Pycnogonida for C. S. Bate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 [Sept 1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.97)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1365

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lubbock, John …
  • … I hope you are prosperous. I am much knocked up with M r Sowerby. Ever your’s | C.  Darwin

To John Murray   24 July [1853]

Summary

Asks JM to forward letter [1525] to Francis Galton "the author of the very interesting volume" Murray recently published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  24 July [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 249: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1524

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  • Darwin, C. R. Murray, John (b) …
  • r Galton, the author of the very interesting volume lately published by you. — My dear Sir | Your’s very faithfully | C.  Darwin

To J. S. Henslow   31 March [1853]

Summary

Would like to meet JSH in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  31 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1510

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To Thomas Salt   31 January [1853]

Summary

Asks if Thomas Salt can dispose of the £600 Shrewsbury Street mortgage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  31 Jan [1853]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1499F

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To Albany Hancock   25 February [1853]

Summary

Asks at what depth Alcippe is found and on what date the shell with Alcippe specimens that AH sent was taken.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  25 Feb [1853]
Classmark:  J. Hancock 1886, p. 275
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1504

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To John Higgins   14 June [1853]

Summary

Discusses account.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  14 June [1853]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1519

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To Gardeners’ Chronicle   [c. 27 April 1853]

Summary

Solicits information about the kind of syphon required to convey water from a proposed large water tank to existing smaller ones.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gardeners’ Chronicle
Date:  [c. 27 Apr 1853]
Classmark:  Gardeners’ Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette, no. 19, 7 May 1853, p. 302
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1516A

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  • Darwin, C. R. Gardeners’ Chronicle …

To John Higgins   2–3 December [1853]

Summary

Arranges meeting. Discusses his account.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  2–3 Dec [1853]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/66)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1541

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To Albany Hancock   10 February [1853]

Summary

Has found plenty of male Alcippe on specimens. Would eventually like more specimens. Did not recognise males at first. Has found Alcippe difficult to make out.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  10 Feb [1853]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1500

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To Charles Lyell   15 February [1853]

Summary

Returns Lake Superior [1850], which he already has received from Agassiz. Thanks for pamphlets by C. B. Adams [on Mollusca, Contrib. Conchol. 10 (1851): 189–206; 11 (1852): 207–15].

Describes his dissection of an unusual cirripede [Alcippe lampas] with 12 males attached [see Living Cirripedia 2: 556, 558].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  15 Feb [1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.103)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1502

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lyell, Charles …
  • Darwin. London: Ray Society. 1854. Natural selection : Charles Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To C. S. Bate   10 January [1853]

Summary

Asks if CSB can help him obtain specimen of Verruca.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Spence Bate
Date:  10 Jan [1853]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1471

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To Albany Hancock   30 March [1853]

Summary

Thanks AH for assistance. Compares Alcippe to South American boring cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  30 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1509

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