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To William Spottiswoode   7 July [1878]

Summary

Has been approached by [H. R. Hope-]Pinker who wishes to sculpt him for the Royal Institution; asks whether WS has any knowledge of the matter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Spottiswoode
Date:  7 July [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11594

From William Spottiswoode   10 July 1878

Summary

Writes about [H. R. Hope-]Pinker, who tried to approach CD via the Royal Institution in order to sculpt a bust of him. WS advises against agreeing to sit for him.

Author:  William Spottiswoode
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1878
Classmark:  DAR 177: 237
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11599

From William Spottiswoode   21 May 1880

Summary

S. M. Hersfeld [Herzfeld] has applied to WS for financial assistance in order to retrieve some books and apparatus from a carrier. He has previously been aided by CD, so WS seeks his advice.

Author:  William Spottiswoode
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 238
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12613

From William Spottiswoode   24 May 1880

Summary

Since CD supplied Herzfeld with money to retrieve his goods from the carrier, but he did not use it for that purpose, WS sees no way of helping him except to send him home as "a distressed Austrian subject".

Author:  William Spottiswoode
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 239
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12616

To William Spottiswoode   [8 April 1873]

Summary

Discusses the arrangements being made to present a gift to Huxley [see 8872].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Spottiswoode
Date:  [8 Apr 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 169–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8851
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