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From Leonard Darwin   12 October [1881]

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Will be home on Saturday.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 186: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13395

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From Francis Darwin   [before 9 November 1881]

Summary

Commiserates on news of Wiesner and experiment on transmission of heliotropism. Asks whether he should review book for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 9 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13474F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 14 November 1881]

Summary

Thanks for two letters from Pfeffer. Will return translation of Pfeffer and send a letter from Elfring. Looking forward to working on "antiWiesner" experiments. Will return on 26th or 27th.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13485F

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From R. Lydekker   [after 26 November 1872–1882]

Summary

Lydekker describes an inherited characteristic of drooping eyelids.

Author:  R. Lydekker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 26 November 1872–1882]
Classmark:  Expression 2d ed., p. 34, n.8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8649F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 1866?]

Summary

Sends abstract, and will bring book on Saturday.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 1866?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8715F

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From Leonard Darwin   1 March 1874

Summary

Notes on movements of Mimosa pudica.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1874
Classmark:  DAR 209.2: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9328

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From Leonard Darwin   3 May 1874

Summary

Experiments on sensitive plants.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9438

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To C. S. Wedgwood   20 April 1876

Summary

Grieves over poor account of her health. Emma and Henrietta are also ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  20 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10461

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To C. M. C. Darwin   24 March 1879

Summary

Can CMCD provide a photograph of Elston, the birthplace of Erasmus Darwin, with permission to have it reproduced in Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  24 Mar 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11950F

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To C. M. C. Darwin   6 April 1879

Summary

Sends details of the progress of his researches for Erasmus Darwin.

His son Leonard will photograph Elston and Cleatham. He has found an early drawing of Elston.

Asks for a letter of introduction for Leonard Darwin to CMCD’s tenant at Elston.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11978F

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To C. M. C. Darwin   15 April 1879

Summary

Thanks for letter of introduction for Leonard Darwin to CMCD’s tenant at Elston.

Sends some information about R. W. Darwin’s residence at Elston; does not plan to include a portrait of him.

Asks the acreage of land at Cleatham.

Offers to send a print of the portrait of himself by W. W. Ouless.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  15 Apr 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11995F

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To C. S. Wedgwood   [3 May 1879]

Summary

Was it Lady Charlemont or Charleville who remarked how agreeable their grandfather was?

Asks her to confirm story about Robert Darwin (father of Dr Erasmus).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  [3 May 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12030

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From Francis Darwin   [after 3 June 1875]

Summary

Returns corrected proofs [of Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 3 June 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10007F

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From Francis Darwin   [1 September 1875 or later]

Summary

Proofs have come. It will be jolly coming down to Southampton.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Sept 1875 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10153F

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From Francis Darwin   [before 8 December 1875]

Summary

Sends Linnean papers.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 8 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10287F

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From Francis Darwin   [1 May 1876]

Summary

Good news about Frankland. Expecting burnt earth. Almost finished the Foodbodies Paper on Acacia. He and Amy are learning to use the new printing machine.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 May 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10488F

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From Francis Darwin   2 May 1876

Summary

Has read letter from Jemmy. Amy has been practicing on the printing machine. Fritz has come back from the Vicar of Orpington.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 May 1876
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10492F

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From Francis Darwin   27 May 1876

Summary

Has had a cold. Salvia hasn't come yet. Will look for orchids tomorrow. Will send off bull's-horn acacia on Monday or Tuesday.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 May 1876
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515G

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From Francis Darwin   [1 June 1876]

Summary

Has examined sections of teasel in putrid meat infusion and ammonia.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 June 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515H

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From Francis Darwin   [29 May 1876]

Summary

The Salvia has arrived.

Has found several fly orchids coming in flower, but no Cephalanthera or Musk.

Cannot do any teazel work.

Anthelme Thozet has sent him a lot of Ophideres.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 May 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515I

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