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From F. J. Wedgwood   [August–September? 1873]

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Notes criticising Max Müller’s views on language and Darwinism.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Aug–Sept? 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 87: 87–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8994

To F. J. Wedgwood   [after 1 April 1871?]

Summary

Protests against FJW making the struggle for existence still more odious by calling it ‘selfish competition’.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Date:  [after 1 Apr 1871?]
Classmark:  Christie’s, London (dealers) (3 March 2004)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7651F

From Henry Napier Bruce Erskine to Frances Julia Wedgwood   1 November 1867

Summary

Sends FJW replies to queries about expression.

Author:  Henry Napier Bruce Erskine
Addressee:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Date:  1 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 163: 31–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5663

From F. J. Wedgwood   [1867–72]

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Sends extract from Charma [Essai sur le langage (1846)] on the origin of nodding and shaking the head [See Expression, p. 273 n. 17].

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 47, DAR 195.1: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7060

From F. J. Wedgwood   [1867–72]

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Extract from Seneca’s letters establishes that hiding the face in shame was not a classical gesture.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 195.1: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7062

To Frances Julia Wedgwood   11 July [1861]

Summary

Admires FJW’s article ["The boundaries of science", Macmillan’s Mag. 4 (1861): 237–47]. Thinks she understands his book [Origin] perfectly.

On design in nature: the more CD thinks on the subject the less he can see proof of it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Date:  11 July [1861]
Classmark:  LL 1: 313–14; Christie’s, 3 March 2004
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3206

From Charles and Emma Darwin to F. J. Wedgwood   [March 1871?]

Summary

A draft letter [but sent in the original state by Emma Darwin]. Approves of FJW’s notice of his views.

CD has slightly revised parts in view of both approving and disapproving critics, but still remains convinced about his fundamental notions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Date:  [Mar 1871?]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 57–31570)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8127

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   1 April 1871

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Writes to HED for fear of tiring CD and to pass on, if she deems suitable, her view that there is no distinction to be made between self-regarding and other-regarding virtues.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  1 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 68–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7651

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   [1867–72]

Summary

Miss Gourlay reports case of girl at the Lock Hospital who covered her face in shame.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7058

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   [1867–72]

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The expression of shame in ancients, Milton, the Bible, and in poor girls under Miss Gourlay’s charge.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 46, DAR 189: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7059
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