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From L. C. Wedgwood to Elizabeth Darwin   [7 March 1872 or later]

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P.S. Information on earthworm activity on chalk downs, including two rough sketches for CD.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin
Date:  [7 Mar 1872 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7127

From L. C. Wedgwood   [15 June 1872?]

Summary

Worm-casts on a ridged hill.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 June 1872?]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7345

To L. C. Wedgwood   5 January [1872]

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Asks her to probe worm-holes on grassy slopes with a knitting needle to ascertain whether they come out at right angles to the slope or to the horizon.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  5 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 331)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8144

From L. C. Wedgwood   20 January [1872]

Summary

Gives results of probing worm-holes with wire.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 1b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8169

To L. C. Wedgwood   21 January [1872]

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Thanks for observations on angles of worm-holes on slopes. William Darwin is observing at Stonehenge. She is worth her weight in gold.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  21 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 332)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8171

From L. C. Wedgwood   [8 February 1872]

Summary

Describes earthworm experiments. She has measured depth of mould in various locales, e.g., on ridges and furrows of an old ploughed field.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 79–80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8203
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