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From G. H. Darwin   [July 1880?]

Summary

Unable to acquire pure trypsin. W. F. Kühne is probably the only man who had it. Will send an almost pure sample out of which A. S. Lea makes pancreatic ferment.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 64.2: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12644

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From G. H. Darwin   [22 January 1882]

Summary

Writes of his work and a paper accepted for publication in the Philosophical Transactions [? "Stresses caused in the interior of the earth", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 173 (1883): 187–230].

Gives news of friends.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Jan 1882]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13636

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From G. H. Darwin   [23 January 1882]

Summary

Has sent Kovalevsky his major paper on the moon’s motion, with references to others.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Jan 1882]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13639

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From G. H. Darwin   23 January 1882

Summary

Encloses letter from R. S. Ball [missing], who has placed reliance on Samuel Haughton’s wild speculations.

Has heard that J. Challis’ health is worse.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13640

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From G. H. Darwin   [before 3 May 1879]

Summary

Encloses some references [missing] to information on Dr Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 3 May 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12026

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From G. H. Darwin   10 May 1879

Summary

Sends abstracts of more articles [on Dr Erasmus Darwin] from Monthly Magazine.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12048

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From G. H. Darwin   24 June 1879

Summary

Sends results of his researches on the Darwin family at the Record Office.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12116

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From G. H. Darwin   10 July 1879

Summary

Has written to Col. J. L. Chester [genealogist] to ask whether he would like to see the deeds [for Darwin genealogy, see Emma Darwin 2: 237].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12145

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From G. H. Darwin   [30 November 1879]

Summary

Erasmus thinks CD should give a copy of Erasmus Darwin to Henry Parker.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12240

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From G. H. Darwin   6 March 1880

Summary

Has sent off paper to the Royal Society

and begun work on a new problem which he feels contains the meaning of Bode’s Law, concerning the mean distances of the planets from the sun. There are mathematical difficulties, however, which he may be unable to surmount.

Will get to work on the pendulum next week.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12518

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From G. H. Darwin   9 October 1880

Summary

Is having a trough made to try experiments [on ripple-marks].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12747

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From G. H. Darwin   [9 June 1881]

Summary

Has nearly finished his mathematical paper.

Is not sure when he will go to Patterdale.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13199

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From G. H. Darwin   21 August 1881

Summary

Sends CD information he had requested on W. Graham.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13294

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From G. H. Darwin   [29 August 1881]

Summary

E. A. Darwin’s funeral arrangements.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Aug 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13303

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From G. H. Darwin   [7 September 1881]

Summary

Gives an account of the reception of his paper at York [BAAS meeting].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7 Sept 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13321

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From G. H. Darwin   [9 September 1881]

Summary

Has found the missing packet of forks, which he will send or take to Down.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Sept 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13367

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From G. H. Darwin   15 October 1881

Summary

Sends text of the gravestone inscription [for E. A. Darwin] and details of arrangements for removal of furniture from Queen Anne St.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13401

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From G. H. Darwin   [after 15 October 1881]

Summary

Has sent the inscription [for E. A. Darwin’s gravestone]. If CD approves, will he forward it to G. S. ffinden [Vicar of Downe Parish] and William [Darwin].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 15 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13404

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From G. H. Darwin   [18 October 1881]

Summary

Occupied with details of E. A. Darwin’s house and furniture. He has ordered a gravestone.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13412

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From G. H. Darwin   17 November 1881

Summary

Sends an agreement for his signature and forwarding to Patterson & Bloxham.

Hears that James Challis [Plumian Professor of Astronomy, Cambridge] is on the point of death. Believes he has a good chance to succeed him; sends a list of the electors.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13488

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