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To W. E. Darwin   22 February [1870–9?]

Summary

Seeks investment advice.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 Feb [1870-9]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13799

Matches: 1 hit

To W. E. Darwin   [1870–82]

Summary

Two letters have arrived for WED.

Joseph has had two teeth out.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (17 November 1995)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13799F

Matches: 1 hit

To?   [1870–82]

Summary

Printed acknowledgment of the receipt of a letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 133: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13859

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   23 August [1870–80]

Summary

Discusses evolution of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Aug [1870-80]
Classmark:  Charles Hamilton (dealer) (3 November 1966)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13884

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1870–82]

Summary

Query [possibly for publication] on ridges and furrows in pasture-land that had been ploughed long ago. Gives directions for measuring ridges on sloping land.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13885

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   12 February [1870–82]

Summary

Send information about the bust of himself by Thomas Woolner and suggests applying to the sculptor himself about a cast.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Feb [1870-82]
Classmark:  Erbengemeinschaft Alberts (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6611F

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   5 December [1870]

Summary

Sends a cheque to clear FD’s debts. Hopes he will be more careful in the future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  5 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7021

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   18 October [1870]

Summary

Sends a cheque to pay off FD’s debts. Warns him of the dangers of overspending his income and advises him strongly to keep accounts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  18 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7346

Matches: 1 hit

To Robert Garner   22 February [1870–1]

Summary

Thanks for sending him a hybrid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Garner
Date:  22 Feb [1870-1]
Classmark:  University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections (bound into Robert Garner, The natural history of the county of Stafford (London: John van Voorst, 1844))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7115F

Matches: 1 hit

To Hermann Müller   14 March 1870

Summary

Interested that HM is studying structure of insects in relation to flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  14 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 146: 432, Krause 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7131

Matches: 1 hit

To George Cupples   20 September [1870]

Summary

Many thanks for present of a dog: he will arrange its collection from the train whenit arrives in London.

He is correcting proofs of Descent, and will send GC a copy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  20 Sept [1870]
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (19 December 2002, lot 41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7322F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   23 March [1870–1]

Summary

Declines offer of book on physics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Mar [1870-1]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7147

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   14 June [1870]

Summary

When CD comes to London in ten days, he will "immediately call on you and explain why I cannot at once answer your question".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  14 June [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 221.5: 43 (photocopy)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7233

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   17 November [1870]

Summary

CD has already agreed that Julius Victor Carus will translate his next book.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  17 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Autogr. Darwin, Charles Robert, Bl. 3–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6993F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   28 December [1870]

Summary

Regrets that Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen has already translated his new book into Dutch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  28 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (23 November 2009)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7402F

Matches: 1 hit

To E. P. Wright   25 May [1870]

Summary

Thanks for copy of part one of EPW’s Spicilegia biologica (Wright 1870).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Perceval Wright
Date:  25 May [1870]
Classmark:  Malmö Museer (MM 031994)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7201F

Matches: 1 hit

To District Health Office   [1870–82]

Summary

Gives opinion on the merits of Mr [Stephen P. J.] Eng[leheart (Darwin family doctor)]. Believes he would make an excellent county officer if elected to the district office of health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  District Health Office
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8704

Matches: 1 hit

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To Richard Kippist   16 January [1870 or 1871]

Summary

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  16 Jan [1870-1]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7081

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

Matches: 1 hit

To Alfred Newton   [22 May 1870]

Summary

Intends to see Adam Sedgwick.

Arranges to meet AN.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  [22 May 1870]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7199

Matches: 1 hit

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