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Notes on marriage   [after 7 Apr 1838]

Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 7 Apr 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8 :1, DAR 210.8: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-409

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Notes on marriage   [July 1838]

Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/tags/about-darwin/family-life/darwin-marriage. Debates with himself the pros and cons of marriage. Considers plans for future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-420

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DCP-LETT-7839A

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7839A

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  • … DAR 271.4: 4 Charles Robert Darwin Francis Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, Francis …

DCP-LETT-3040

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 97: A10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3040

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  • … DAR 97: A10 Charles Robert Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …

DCP-LETT-5828

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5828

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  • … 124 Charles Robert Darwin unstated William Erasmus Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …

DCP-LETT-9589

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9589

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  • … 210.1: 28 Charles Robert Darwin Bassett George Howard Darwin Darwin, C. R. Darwin, G. H. …

To C. M. C. Darwin   24 March 1879

Summary

Can CMCD provide a photograph of Elston, the birthplace of Erasmus Darwin, with permission to have it reproduced in Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  24 Mar 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11950F

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To C. M. C. Darwin   6 April 1879

Summary

Sends details of the progress of his researches for Erasmus Darwin.

His son Leonard will photograph Elston and Cleatham. He has found an early drawing of Elston.

Asks for a letter of introduction for Leonard Darwin to CMCD’s tenant at Elston.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11978F

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To C. M. C. Darwin   15 April 1879

Summary

Thanks for letter of introduction for Leonard Darwin to CMCD’s tenant at Elston.

Sends some information about R. W. Darwin’s residence at Elston; does not plan to include a portrait of him.

Asks the acreage of land at Cleatham.

Offers to send a print of the portrait of himself by W. W. Ouless.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Date:  15 Apr 1879
Classmark:  The late Mrs Vivien Kindersley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11995F

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CD’s notes arising from conversations with J. D. Hooker   8 December 1844

Summary

[Notes on conversations with J. D. Hooker.] Geographical distribution; diffusion and distribution of species. Island and mountain floras; means of migration (high-roads, icebergs).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1844
Classmark:  DAR 100: 35–40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-798

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To Francis Darwin   [20? July 1878]

Summary

Horace Darwin suggests FD water the Porlieria copiously to see whether it will keep awake all day.

[Possibly P.S. to 11620.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [20? July 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11621

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To Francis Darwin?   [1879–80?]

Summary

Discusses A. B. Frank’s views [Beiträge zur Pflanzenphysiologie (1868)] on how plants position themselves; differences and similarities compared with their own conclusions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [1879–80?]
Classmark:  Botany School Cambridge (in A. B. Frank, Beiträge zur Pflanzenphysiologie, 1868)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11816

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To Francis Darwin   [9 November 1881]

Summary

Tells some of his observations on root cells. Has thought of three good experiments to oppose Julius von Wiesner.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [9 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13065

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To Francis Darwin   [July 1874 – September 1876]

Summary

Has had a nice stay with William, who is charming but rather languid and cannot read to himself.

Love to Amy [Darwin] and Mrs Ruck.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [July 1874–Sept 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9523A

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DCP-LETT-6525

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ladies
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 96: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6525

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  • … DAR 96: 66 Charles Robert Darwin Ladies Darwin, C. R. Ladies …

To Francis Darwin   3 June [1879]

Summary

Asks whether canary grass and oats have chlorophyll in their cotyledons.

Has been working hard at circumnutation of leaves to see whether sleep movements are exaggerated circumnutation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  3 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11541

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To Francis Darwin   [before 17 July 1878]

Summary

Thanks for list of sleepers.

Thinks it would be a good idea to give writing machine to Carl Semper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [July 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11579

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To Francis Darwin   [4 February – 8 March 1879]

Summary

Requests some seeds.

Believes the leaves of Phyllanthus sleep like those of Cassia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [4 Feb – 8 Mar 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11815

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To Francis Darwin   [before 25 February 1879]

Summary

CD cannot find his pincers and other tools for microscopical dissection. Does FD know where he should look?

Hopes FD will feel better after "so complete a change" [trip to North Africa].

Sends his love to George.

Bernard gets more charming every day.

CD has been put on a committee for a memorial fund for W. K. Clifford.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [before 25 Feb 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11883A

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To Francis Darwin   21 February [1879]

Summary

Is increasing FD’s allowance.

Has begun his chapter on sleep of plants [for Movement in plants].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  21 Feb [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11899

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