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From E. A. Darwin   3 March 1867

Summary

He has promised Mark [coachman to R. W. Darwin and Susan] that CD will continue the payment of £20 a year after EAD’s death; the house is rent free.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 105: B57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5428

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  • … The house I give him rent free— yours | Eras Darwin C R Darwin Esq Payable 1 st May & Nov …
  • … Darwin, E. A. Darwin, C. R. …

Notes on marriage   [after 7 Apr 1838]

Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 7 Apr 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8 :1, DAR 210.8: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-409

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Notes on marriage   [July 1838]

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Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Debates with himself the pros and cons of marriage. Considers plans for future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-420

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CD’s notes arising from conversations with J. D. Hooker   8 December 1844

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[Notes on conversations with J. D. Hooker.] Geographical distribution; diffusion and distribution of species. Island and mountain floras; means of migration (high-roads, icebergs).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1844
Classmark:  DAR 100: 35–40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-798

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From Emma and Charles Darwin   13 May 1865

Summary

CD and ED bequeath an annuity of £50 to J. Parslow [the Darwins’ butler].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4832

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DCP-LETT-7839A

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7839A

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  • … DAR 271.4: 4 Charles Robert Darwin Francis Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, Francis …

DCP-LETT-3040

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 97: A10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3040

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  • … DAR 97: A10 Charles Robert Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …

DCP-LETT-5828

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5828

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  • … 124 Charles Robert Darwin unstated William Erasmus Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …

DCP-LETT-9589

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9589

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  • … 210.1: 28 Charles Robert Darwin Bassett George Howard Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, G. H. …

DCP-LETT-7421

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Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 162: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7421

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To Caroline Wedgwood   20 September [1881]

Summary

Division of CW’s share [of E. A. Darwin’s estate]. Investment advice.

Recounts his memories of their mother and of her death. Remembers "her black velvet gown and her work table and the death scene", but cannot remember her face. Remembers that Caroline "always acted like a mother" to him and Catherine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  20 Sept [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13347

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

From Francis Darwin   [after August 1878]

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Observations of leaf movement at Würzburg Botanic Garden.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after Aug 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11683

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From Francis Darwin   19 [May 1881]

Summary

Is sorry to have involved himself in a priority dispute between Wortmann and Elfring. Intends to publish on circumnutation; will CD send him his notes? Apologises for taking CD’s protractor, will send it back. Has met Oscar Schmidt.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13166F

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From Francis Darwin   23 [May 1881]

Summary

Would like some of his notes. Has been looking at roots of Linum, cucurbits, larch, and orchids. Is content that mother should teach Bernard whatever religion she likes.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13170F

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From Francis Darwin   [before 4 June 1881]

Summary

Encloses letter from Elfving (not found). Should he publish on false circumnutation?

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13192F

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From Francis Darwin   17 June 1881

Summary

Glad CD approves of Diaheliotropic paper. Reports on experiments with Carex and Yucca. Discusses translation of ‘Vâxtbook’ from Swedish. Heard some escellent music the previous night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 17 June 1881]

Summary

Passes on an account from Cohen of preparations by Hahn of fossil coral-like structures.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208G

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From Francis Darwin   [26 June 1881]

Summary

Discusses observations on circumnutation by FD, Kraus, Wortmann.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13220F

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From Francis Darwin   16 July 1881

Summary

Reports de Bary’s opinion of Max Cornu. Accounts of various botanical experiments and observations.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13245F

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From Francis Darwin   [25 July 1881]

Summary

Reports on a visit to Hermann Vöchting and discussion of Julius Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 July 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13252F

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