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To John Higgins   14 June [1853]

Summary

Discusses account.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  14 June [1853]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1519

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  • John Higgins, 7 June 1851 ). In 1850 CD had agreed to a reduction of 15% in rent on the Beesby Farm because of the slump in agricultural prices. …

To John Higgins   9 April [1854]

Summary

Discusses his investments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  9 Apr [1854]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/79)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1566

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  • price of railway stock fell appreciably ( Railway Times 17 (1854): 308–9, 336–7). See letter to John

To John Higgins   19 June [1852]

Summary

Discusses his account and rent reduction. Comments on agricultural prices.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  19 June [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1483

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  • John Higgins, 9 May [1850] . Charles Anderson Worsley, Earl of Yarborough. Robert Adam Christopher, M.P.  for north Lincolnshire. Following the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846 and the abolition of duty on foreign cereal imports in 1849, agricultural prices

To John Higgins   9 May [1850]

Summary

Agrees to reduce rent on farm because of bad times.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  9 May [1850]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1326

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  • prices. Early in 1849 the duty on foreign cereal imports was also abolished. Francis Hardy, CD’s tenant. CD’s income from the farm remained at the reduced rate during 1850, 1851, and 1852 (see letter to John
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