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To C. E. Norton   7 October 1875

Summary

Comments on the sudden death of Chauncey Wright.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eliot Norton
Date:  7 Oct 1875
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Charles Eliot Norton Papers, MS Am 1088.14: 1595)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10185

To C. E. Norton   16 March 1877

Summary

Thanks for Chauncey Wright’s work [Philosophical discussions (1877)].

Gladstone visited recently, and they discussed the future role of the United States as a world power.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eliot Norton
Date:  16 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Charles Eliot Norton Papers, MS Am 1088.14: 1596)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10895

To C. E. Norton   25 October 1877

Summary

CD and Emma are delighted with forthcoming marriage of W. E. Darwin to Sara [Sedgwick].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eliot Norton
Date:  25 Oct 1877
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Charles Eliot Norton Papers, MS Am 1088.14: 1597)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11208

To C. E. Norton   30 April 1881

Summary

Sends some anecdotal material about Benjamin Franklin, whom his father knew while studying medicine in Paris.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eliot Norton
Date:  30 Apr 1881
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Charles Eliot Norton Papers, MS Am 1088.14: 1598)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13140

To C. E. Norton   1 June 1881

Summary

No Benjamin Franklin letters to Erasmus Darwin preserved.

Was inaccurate about Franklin’s nephews [in Erasmus Darwin].

Recounts story about Franklin at court of France.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eliot Norton
Date:  1 June 1881
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Charles Eliot Norton Papers, MS Am 1088.14: 1599)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13187
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