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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

From C. E. Norton   17 May 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for R. W. Darwin’s memoranda respecting Franklin. Would be grateful for copies of any Franklin letters that exist among Dr Darwin’s papers.

Author:  Charles Eliot Norton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 172: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13160

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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