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To W. E. Darwin   22 [September 1858]

Summary

Discusses domestic affairs.

Is working at the abstract of his book [Origin].

Asks WED to examine birds’ feet for dirt sticking to them, as this may represent a means of seed dispersal across seas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Sept 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2328

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  • … See Correspondence vol.  5, letters to W.  D. Fox, 24 [October 1852] and 17 July [1853] ; …

To William Erasmus Darwin   11 [February 1858]

Summary

Writes of domestic matters

and asks WED to observe cart-horses for traces of dark stripes on spine and cross-stripes on shoulder.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  11 [Feb 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2215

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  • … 29 [October 1857] , and letter to W.  D. Fox, 30 October [1857] ). Although the Darwins …

To W. E. Darwin   15 [October 1858]

Summary

Writes to WED about his living arrangements at Christ’s College; reminisces about his own Cambridge days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  15 [Oct 1858]
Classmark:  Provenance unknown
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2341

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  • … You are over the rooms which my cousin W.  D. Fox had & in which I have spent many a …

To W. E. Darwin   [30 October 1858]

Summary

Glad WED has begun under George Henslow in the way that he has. CD wishes he had had such practice under J. S. Henslow.

Has had luck in his search for striped horses.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [30 Oct 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 92: A29–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2350

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  • … Caroline Darwin, [28 April 1831] , and to W.  D. Fox, [11 May 1831]). It was only later, …

To W. E. Darwin   [26 May 1858]

Summary

Has come to heavy grief about bees’ cells, unless Huber is wrong [François Huber, New observations on the natural history of bees, new ed. (1841)].

Discusses cart-horses and stripes on a Belgiman [Belgian?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [26 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2266

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  • … B. Tegetmeier, 9 May [1858] , and to W.  D. Fox, 27 [June 1858]. Louis Knight Bruce lived …
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letter (5)
Author
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Addressee
Darwin, W. E.[X]
Correspondent
Date
1858
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