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From William Spottiswoode   10 July 1878


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


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


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
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