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From W. E. Darwin   [25 March? 1877]

Summary

Staying with W. D. Fox on the Isle of Wight. Offers to find Pulmonaria plants.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Mar? 1877]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 67)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10922F

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  • … Staying with W. D. Fox on the Isle of Wight. Offers to find Pulmonaria plants. …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 7, letter to W. D. Fox, 21 [July 1858] . Robert Waring Darwin. M: …
  • … between this letter, the letter from W. D. Fox, 3 April [1877] , and the letter from W. E. …

From W. E. Darwin   4 April 1877

Summary

Arrangements about a purchase of land.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Apr 1877
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 61)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10923F

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  • … the genus of lungworts; see letter from W. D. Fox, 3 April [1877] and n. 2). CD recorded a …

To W. E. Darwin   24 [February 1852]

Summary

Is glad WED has made a good beginning [at Rugby?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  24 [Feb 1852]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1474

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  • … had been William’s tutor ( letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] ). See letter to W.  E. …

To W. E. Darwin   [November 1857]

Summary

Is trying to find a tutor for WED.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2095

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  • … taking a house in London (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 30 October [1857] , and n.  5, below). …

To W. E. Darwin   [before 29 October 1857]

Summary

Reports progress of work on the new rooms [at Down].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [before 29 Oct 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2135

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  • … Darwin, 29 [October 1857], and to W.  D. Fox, 30 October [1857]). In 1858, however, the …

To William Erasmus Darwin   [24 January 1861]

Summary

Writes of Henrietta’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [24 Jan 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3051

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  • … a period of good health (see letters to W.  D.  Fox, 9 January [1861], and to J.  D.   …

To W. E. Darwin   [before 11 September 1857]

Summary

Writes of the extension to Down House.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [before 11 Sept 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1619

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  • … being added to Down House (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 30 October [1857] ). Leonard Darwin, …

From W. E. Darwin   [before 18 June 1874]

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Summary

Sends references on Utricularia and Pinguicula.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 137; Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 154)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9201

Matches: 1 hit

  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  D.  Fox, 18 June 1874 , in which CD enclosed the …

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

Matches: 1 hit

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

To W. E. Darwin   [25 April 1855]

Summary

The new pigeon house is nearly complete.

CD is busy trying all sorts of experiments on salting seeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1855]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1660

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  • … to Willy £1 . 0 . 0. ’ See letters to W.  D. Fox, 19 March [1855] and 27 March [1855] , …

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, …

From W. E. Darwin   [24 April 1877?]

Summary

Sends notes made in June 1867, on Rhamnus catharticus and R. lanceolatus. Encloses diagrams and measurements relating to pollen size in R. lanceolatus.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 109: A44, A71–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10343

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  • … by 1870 ( Correspondence vol. 18, letter to W. D. Fox, 18 February [1870] ). In 1877, the …

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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