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To J. W. Lubbock   [December 1848–9]

Summary

Obliged for drawings and coins. Cannot tell what the stone is.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  [Dec 1848–9]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1210

To John William Lubbock   [December 1848–9]

Summary

Thanks JWL for the use of a schoolroom.

Arranges to meet JWL’s son [John] to discuss use of microscope.

Mentions illness.

Thanks JWL for his paper ["Shooting stars", London Edinburgh & Dublin Philos. Mag. 32 (1848): 81–8, 170–2; 35 (1849): 356–7].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  [Dec 1848–9]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.77)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1212

To John William Lubbock   6 September [1853]

Summary

Will give his support to a school for the poor to be a memorial to the late Sir John Lubbock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  6 Sept [1853]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1530

To J. W. Lubbock   11 October [1853]

Summary

Gives his opinion on some difficulties that have arisen in connection with the establishment of the school for the poor at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  11 Oct [1853]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1536

To J. W. Lubbock   28 March [1854]

Summary

Distressed to find himself in conflict with JWL on appointment of a Guardian [for the parish].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  28 Mar [1854]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1563

To J. W. Lubbock   10 January [1855]

Summary

Reports that his intercession with Folliott Baugh [Rector of Chelsfield, Kent] has had no effect. Baugh still believes Farnborough’s rights have not been attended to if entire fund is applied to the school at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  10 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D21)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1628

To J. W. Lubbock   15 [January 1855]

Summary

CD called on Baugh but found him adamant; he has already laid the case before the [Charity] Commissioners and if necessary will take it to a Court of Equity.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  15 [Jan 1855]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1631

To John William Lubbock   2 April [1859]

Summary

Comments on water rising in their wells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  2 Apr [1859]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D25)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1846

To J. W. Lubbock   27 May [1856]

Summary

Asks JWL to use his influence to forward the appointment of T. H. Huxley to the Examinership in Physiology and Comparative Anatomy at University of London. Gives details of THH’s qualifications.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  27 May [1856]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1877

To John William Lubbock   28 [June 1856 – January 1865?]

Summary

Regrets he cannot accept dinner invitation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  28 [June 1856 - Jan 1865]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D26)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1880

To J. W. Lubbock   18 November [1856]

Summary

Obliged for JWL’s note [missing]. Will forward it to Mr Wedgwood.

Remarks, "it was … blunder of A. Woods about your wanting the Furniture."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  18 Nov [1856]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D24)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1990

DCP-LETT-941

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-941

To John William Lubbock   [16 January 1846]

Summary

Thanks JWL for having acceded to CD’s wish to acquire a piece of land to provide a sheltered walk at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  [16 Jan 1846]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-942
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