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To Victor Marshall   25 August 1879

Summary

CD expresses the pleasure the Darwins had in the courtesies extended them by the Marshalls at Coniston.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Date:  25 Aug 1879
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12199

From Victor Marshall   [after 4 November 1879]

Summary

Hopes CD will be able to plant a tree in VAEGM’s garden as a memorial of his visit.

Author:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 4 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12207

From Victor Marshall   7 September 1879

Summary

VAEGM pleased CD enjoyed his stay at Coniston.

Reports some rude remarks about CD made by John Ruskin.

Author:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12220

To Victor Marshall   14 September 1879

Summary

CD responds to VM’s desire to plant a tree in his honour by offering three choices.

Again expresses his pleasure in Coniston.

Acknowledges that Ruskin was right about his feeling "a deep and tender interest about the brightly coloured hinder half of certain monkeys".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Date:  14 Sept 1879
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12230

To Victor Marshall   4 November [1879]

Summary

Promises to send an oak.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Date:  4 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.459)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12289

From Victor Marshall   [after 4 November 1879]

Summary

Sends some doggerel verse about a literary dandy who is critical of Darwin and Spencer and approves of Ruskin.

Author:  Victor Alexander Ernest Garth (Victor) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 4 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12390
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