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To Alfred Wrigley   [September 1867]

Summary

CD wishes his son Leonard to try for University this winter and intends sending Horace to a private tutor.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  [Sept 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5660

From Alfred Wrigley   2 January 1868

Summary

Expresses his gratification on reading of Leonard Darwin’s high placing on the Sandhurst list.

Author:  Alfred Wrigley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 181: 180
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5773

To Alfred Wrigley   7 March [1868]

Summary

States his intentions regarding Horace’s future education. CD thought he had made those intentions clear in an earlier letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  7 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5993

From Alfred Wrigley   9 March 1868

Summary

Wants to know why Horace has been removed from school without any notification.

Author:  Alfred Wrigley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 181: 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5999

To Alfred Wrigley   11 March [1868]

Summary

Regrets and apologises for a misunderstanding regarding Horace’s leaving Clapham School. Is sure he wrote an earlier letter which AW evidently did not receive.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  11 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 42–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6004

From Alfred Wrigley   12 March 1868

Summary

Had hoped that the intention of removing Horace from school had been abandoned and regrets that it has not.

Author:  Alfred Wrigley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 181: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6006

To Alfred Wrigley   [after 12 March 1868]

Summary

Assures AW he has not hurt Horace’s feelings. CD has always been doubtful about a private tutor for Horace. Fears a letter [giving notice of removal] was lost in the post.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  [after 12 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 182v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6008

From Alfred Wrigley   28 July 1868

Summary

Leonard Darwin is to enter Woolwich Military Academy.

Author:  Alfred Wrigley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 July 1868
Classmark:  DAR 181: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6294
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