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From John Thomas Austen   27 May 1863

Summary

Has written to G. Dennen to ask him for an explanation regarding his behaviour in a financial transaction involving the savings bank of which JTA and CD are trustees.

Author:  John Thomas Austen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4188

From J. T. Austen   29 May 1863

Summary

Has not yet received any reply from Dennen.

Author:  John Thomas Austen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 150
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4192

From J. T. Austen   30 May 1863

Summary

Sends letter from G. Dennen. GD improperly proposed to a depositor, Percival, to lend his savings at 10% to Dennen’s brother; asks CD whether matter should be brought before bank trustees.

Author:  John Thomas Austen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4195

From J. T. Austen   3 June 1863

Summary

Does not think Dennen’s transaction was dishonest, but can see no satisfactory explanation for it; feels they must inform their fellow trustees.

Author:  John Thomas Austen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 131, 151
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4201

From J. T. Austen   17 June 1863

Summary

Gives G. Dennen’s explanation of why he attempted to lend Percival’s savings at 10%: to assist his brother then repaying a loan made at 10%. Meeting [of trustees] to be called soon.

Author:  John Thomas Austen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4214
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