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To John Higgins   19 June [1852]

Summary

Discusses his account and rent reduction. Comments on agricultural prices.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  19 June [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1483

From John Higgins   27 July 1852

Summary

Explains the effects of the falling prices of wheat and cattle on the rents from CD’s and his sister Susan Elizabeth Darwin’s farms.

Author:  John Higgins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 July 1852
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/2/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1484F

To John Higgins   29 July [1852]

Summary

Thanks JH for his exposition of the effects of falling grain and lifestock prices on farm income.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  29 July [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/2/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1484G

From John Higgins   31 July 1852

Summary

Asks for more information about CD’s idea of a ‘more permanent arrangement’ with his tenant.

Explains the drawback of a lease or a corn rent.

Author:  John Higgins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 July 1852
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/2/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1484H

To John Higgins   2 August [1852]

Summary

Discusses rent reduction and possibility of a lease.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  2 Aug [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/2/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1485

To John Higgins   18 December [1852]

Summary

Discusses his account. Mentions the rent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  18 Dec [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1494
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