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From E. F. Lubbock   [after 2 July] 1875

Summary

A poem on Insectivorous Plants.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 2 July] 1875
Classmark:  Lubbock family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10039F

From A. M. Lane Fox to E. F. Lubbock   25 July [1875]

Summary

Recounts the removal and regrowth of her son’s extra digit; her grandfather showed the same condition.

Author:  Alice Margaret Lane Fox
Addressee:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Date:  25 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10093

To E. F. Lubbock   18 July [1878]

Summary

EFL’s account of what CD has done in natural history is full and accurate and could not have been done better. He has added the titles of his later books and the name of his maternal grandfather [Josiah Wedgwood] of whom he is proud.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Date:  18 July [1878]
Classmark:  Dr N. Hammond (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13824

To E. F. Lubbock [1 October 1866]

Summary

"… Mr Herbert Spencer. I will call tomorrow about half past 12".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Date:  [1 Oct 1866]
Classmark:  Henry Bristow (dealer) (Catalogue 265)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13863

From Ellen Frances Lubbock to Emma Darwin [January 1862]

Summary

Trying to persuade CD to visit JL.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3368

From Ellen Frances Lubbock   [27 August – 1 September 1865]

Summary

JL is in France with J. Steenstrup.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Aug – 1 Sept 1865]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4603

From E. F. Lubbock [1 October 1866]

Summary

Herbert Spencer is staying with the Lubbocks and would much like to see CD.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Oct 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4728

From Ellen Frances Lubbock to H. E. Darwin   [28 July? 1866]

Summary

John Lubbock wants a copy of Origin (4th ed.) for Philip Norman.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [28 July? 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5204

From Ellen Frances Lubbock   [before 31 August 1868]

Summary

Sven Nilsson may visit John Lubbock.

Norwich [BAAS] meeting was most successful.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 31 Aug 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6338

To Ellen Frances Lubbock   [26 September 1869?]

Summary

Would have liked to come to lunch, but has been talking so much to Hooker that he has no strength left.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Date:  [26 Sept 1869?]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6669

From Ellen Frances Lubbock   [1867–8?]

Summary

Has marked a page from Adam Bede which may be relevant to CD’s work on expression.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–8?]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 227–228
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7065

From E. F. Lubbock   [after 24 February 1871]

Summary

Verses on the Origin and Descent.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24 Feb 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7419

From E. F. Lubbock   [18 November 1870]

Summary

John Lubbock has nearly finished his Thysanura book [Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura (1873)].

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Nov 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7789

From E. F. Lubbock   [after 7 April 1873?]

Summary

Observations on her pet pug.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 7 Apr 1873?]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8699

From E. F. Lubbock to Emma Darwin   [c. 29 November 1873]

Summary

Wants the Anthropological Society renamed the Ethnological Society. Is trying to raise funds toward payment of the Society’s debt.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [c. 29 November 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8700

From E. F. Lubbock   [1873?]

Summary

Observations on her pet cat.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1873?]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8701

From E. F. Lubbock   [before 7 April 1873]

Summary

Is trying to persuade "our friend" [T. H. Huxley?] to accept a gift.

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 7 Apr 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8833

To E. F. Lubbock   [after 24 February 1871]

Summary

Thanks for verses on Origin and Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Date:  [after 24 Feb 1871]
Classmark:  Lubbock family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9794F

From John Lubbock and E. F. Lubbock   11 November [1868]

Summary

Further arrangements for polling. Everything looks well. [Ellen Lubbock notes, "he is too sanguine – ".]

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6456
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