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From H. C. Watson   [20 May 1864]

Summary

Taeas [?] allied to L. hyssopifolia. [Cover containing packets of seed specimens.] Mentioned in the letter to H. C. Watson, 28 May [1864], f.2 (fS 4512).

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 142: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4504F

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From H. C. Watson   [16 May 1864]

Summary

Cover containing some seeds mentioned in the letter to H. C. Watson, 28 May [1864], f.2 (S 4512).

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 142: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13891H

Matches: 1 hit

From Richard Trevor Clarke   25 November [1864]

Summary

Observations on Gossypium varieties.

Author:  Richard Trevor Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4681

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From Emma and Charles Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [20 May 1864]

Summary

CD much obliged for specimen and drawings.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [20 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3366

Matches: 1 hit

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

From E. A. Darwin   15 December [1864]

Summary

Sends a power of attorney to be executed and sent to the Old Bank; asks acknowledgment.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B37–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4717

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From E. A. Darwin   30 June [1864]

Summary

Henry Holland thought CD would be interested to know that Buxton’s brewery cannot go on with their own yeast, but are obliged to interchange with other breweries.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4548

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   1 December 1864

Summary

Discusses the affairs of the late Edward Evans for whom CD and EAD are trustees.

Has got CD’s [Copley] Medal, "it is rather ugly to look at, & too light to turn into candlesticks".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 105: B31–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4690

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From E. A. Darwin   [after 31 March 1864?]

Summary

Sends "2 pods ¼ gr each" to tide CD over.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 31 Mar 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4364

Matches: 1 hit

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [1864?]

Summary

Asks CD to sign some "Sunday tickets" [for the Zoological Garden?].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4365

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From E. A. Darwin   7 May [1864]

Summary

Henry Holland sends thanks for Zoonomia.

Sir Henry would not expect podophyllin to be good for CD.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4489

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From C. C. Babington   21 May 1864

Summary

CCB thought CD wanted live specimens, but now will send some dried ones from his herbarium.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1864
Classmark:  DAR 160: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4505

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From E. A. Darwin   5 January [1864]

Summary

Calls CD’s attention to an article by Paul Janet.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B21–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4379

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To John Higgins   1 December 1864

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £262 13s. 5d.

Sorry to hear JH is still suffering from gout.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  1 Dec 1864
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4690F

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To Hermann Kindt   7 September [1864]

Summary

Explains that Orchids has been translated into German (Bronn trans. 1862); and that Living Cirripedia can now be purchased at Hardwicke’s, 192 Piccadilly, London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hermann Adolph Christian August (Hermann) Kindt
Date:  7 Sept [1864]
Classmark:  Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (Autographensammlung Kestner: Slg. Kestner/II/C/II/125/Nr. 1, Mappe 125, Blatt Nr1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4609G

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To John Higgins   31 May 1864

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £242 11s. 10d.

Thanks JH for his kind enquiries about CD’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  31 May 1864
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4516F

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To Auguste Laugel   4 September [1864]

Summary

Thanks for a copy of AAL’s Problèmes de la nature 1864 (Problems of Nature; Laugel 1864).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Antoine Auguste (Auguste) Laugel
Date:  4 Sept [1864]
Classmark:  Librairie du Manoir de Pron (dealers) (January 2016)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4607F

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From B. P. Brent   2 September 1864

Summary

Did not get appointment to poultry department of the Field; W. B. Tegetmeier has the position.

His lawsuit concluded well but expensive. Thanks CD for aid during his distress; encloses cheque.

Author:  Bernard Peirce Brent
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Sept 1864
Classmark:  DAR 160: 303
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4607

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  • … Brent, B. P. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … health. | believe me | My dear Sir | Yours much obliged | B P Brent. To | C Darwin Esq r — …

From E. A. Darwin   [15? April 1864]

Summary

Sir Henry Holland wants to see [Erasmus Darwin] Zoonomia.

Snow [F. J. Wedgwood] has gone, hoping to meet Fanny who is in a state of anxiety.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15? Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4482

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From C. C. Babington   6 June 1864

Summary

Cannot get any Stellaria graminea for CD. It is rare. Some, producing different kinds of flowers, once grew in Sandgate, Kent. Variations in flowers need to be re-examined.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June 1864
Classmark:  DAR 160: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4521

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To W. E. Darwin   5 May [1864]

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Summary

Experiment instructions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  5 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4483

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