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From Horace Darwin to Emma Darwin   [18 September 1880]

Summary

Found worm-casts atop a 2555–foot hill.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Sept 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12717

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From Horace Darwin to Emma Darwin   [18 September 1880] …
  • Darwin, Horace Wedgwood, Emma
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … are going to dine at a cafe H.  D. To Emma Darwin 1.1 This … today 1.2] crossed pencil 1.2 …
  • … tour in the Alps; see letter from Emma Darwin to Sara Darwin, [3 September 1880] (DAR …
  • … DAR 162: 73 Horace Darwin Turin [18 Sept 1880] Emma

From Horace Darwin   17 August 1874

Summary

The occurrence and prevention of scale in boilers.

Anxious to hear Murray’s reply [to CD’s letter 9598].

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  17 Aug 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9603

Matches: 4 hits

To Horace Darwin   1 November [1877]

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Wants HD to observe earthworm activity at Roman antiquities of Chedworth and Cirencester.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11221

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Litchfield to G. H. Darwin, [8 November 1877] (DAR 245: 314), Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 227). …
  • … observations on their habits. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1881. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … England on 8 November ( letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. Litchfield, [13 September 1877] ( …
  • … at Brighton ( letter from Horace Darwin to Emma Darwin, [February 1877 ? ] (DAR 258: …
  • … his knee playing lawn tennis ( letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. Litchfield, [23 September …

To Horace Darwin   26 [July 1868]

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Summary

Writes to express his pleasure at Leonard’s success [second in the Woolwich Academy entrance examination].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  26 [July 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6289

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • … Wight from 17 July to 20 August 1868 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Leonard Darwin had …
  • … the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich ( Emma Darwin (1904) , 2: 221). It is not known where …
  • … is to Erasmus Alvey Darwin , Hensleigh Wedgwood and Frances Emma Elizabeth Wedgwood , and …

From Horace Darwin   7 October 1880

Summary

Worm-castings. Encloses notes about worm activities at Gravetye Manor.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 65: 99, 100; DAR 162: 72, 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12742

Matches: 2 hits

  • … College, Cambridge ( F. Darwin 1916 ). Emma Darwin had been ill on 3 and 4 October 1880; …
  • … she was ill again from 9 to 13 October ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). The diagram is …

To Horace Darwin   [28 June 1879]

Summary

Sends an enclosure [a statement of CD’s finances and estimate of the inheritance his children may expect] for HD and Ida to read; CD very pleased to be able to leave his children comfortably provided for.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [28 June 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 5, 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12384

Matches: 3 hits

  • … The enclosure is in Emma Darwin’s hand. …
  • … William’s estimate of CD and Emma Darwin’s property was probably carried out in the …
  • … the enclosure to his daughter Henrietta Emma Litchfield , and son William Erasmus Darwin . …

To Horace Darwin   23 October [1879]

Summary

Thanks for all Horace has done for him and for his ship-shape account. Hopes Horace has charged him enough. There will be less to divide amongst them, which seems to please Frank.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  23 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 258: 549
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12268G

Matches: 2 hits

  • … orchard at Down House ( letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. Litchfield, [24 September 1879] ( …
  • … on Saturday 25 October ( letter from Emma Darwin to Ida Farrer, [22 October 1879] (DAR …

To Horace Darwin   11 January [1880]

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Summary

Sends enclosure [missing], which HD is to forward to W. E. Darwin, as everyone else has seen it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  11 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12415

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1880 . Horace had married Ida Farrer on 3 January 1880 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …

To Horace Darwin   20 April [1880]

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Gives advice regarding a house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  20 Apr [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12584

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Ida , were married on 3 January 1880 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). The house being …

To Horace Darwin   [15 October 1873]

Summary

Sends notes on waxy secretion on leaves for F. M. Balfour; cannot procure any more Dionaea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [15 Oct 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 258: 548a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9096F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … October [1873] ). This letter, which is in Emma Darwin’s hand, was enclosed with a letter …

From T. H. Farrer to Horace Darwin   [before 27 June 1879]

Summary

Explains why he does not approve of an engagement between his daughter, Emma Cecilia (Ida) Farrer and Horace Darwin.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [before 27 June 1879]
Classmark:  English Heritage, Down House (EH 88207899)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12124F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … of an engagement between his daughter, Emma Cecilia (Ida) Farrer and Horace Darwin. …

To the Darwin children   10 January 1880

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Circular letter regarding the distribution of CD’s excess income, with a note addressed to W. E. Darwin concerning his handling of Elizabeth Darwin’s share.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  10 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12414

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … Darwin , Leonard Darwin , Horace Darwin , and Henrietta Emma Litchfield . ‘600 to Williams …

To the Darwin children   3 January 1881

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About the distribution of [surplus income] funds among the children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12972

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … Darwin , Leonard Darwin , Horace Darwin , and Henrietta Emma Litchfield . Each daughter …

From the Darwin children   17 January 1880

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Summary

Send CD a present of a fur coat.

Author:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 99: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12428

Matches: 3 hits

  • … William Erasmus Darwin , Sara Darwin , Henrietta Emma Litchfield , George Howard Darwin , …
  • … Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Sara Sedgwick/Sara Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield unstated 17 Jan 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

To the Darwin children   16 September 1881

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A circular letter on the distribution of his money at death and the division ofErasmus’ estate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  16 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13340

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … and his three surviving daughters, Emma Darwin , Elizabeth Wedgwood , and Charlotte …

To the Darwin children   20 December 1881

Summary

Has promised to pay Hooker about £250 annually "for the formation of a perfect MS catalogue of all known plants [Index Kewensis]".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  20 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR (CD library—Index Kewensis tom. 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13570

Matches: 2 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …

To the Darwin children   8 January 1882

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Advises his children as to how some money will be distributed among them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  8 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 185: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13603

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • Darwin . Bessy’s share was sent to William to deposit or invest, making his total £779. Henrietta Emma

To the Darwin children   17 [January 1880]

Summary

Thanks his children for their present of a fur coat.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  17 [Jan 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12429

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Sara Sedgwick/Sara Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … 1880 . CD was last in London from 3 to 11 December 1879 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • … on honeymoon in Penzance ( letter from Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin, 19 January 1880 (DAR …
  • … Henrietta Emma Litchfield , William Erasmus Darwin , Leonard Darwin , Horace Darwin , and …

To the Darwin children   21 February 1879

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Circular about the distribution of the overplus of his income and advice on investment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  21 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11896

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … CD’s daughters were Henrietta Emma Litchfield and Elizabeth Darwin ; his sons were William …