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To [Susan? Darwin]   [1843 – 8 March 1846]

Summary

Reports events at Down.

The "atrocious doings" of "Old Price". Price’s dispute with Sir John Lubbock over a boundary fence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  [1843 – 8 Mar 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 154: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13798

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  • … doings" of "Old Price". Price’s dispute with Sir John Lubbock over a boundary fence. …
  • … had been altered, and ordered Mr. Price’s labourers off Sir John’s land, and I believe the …
  • … or doubtful boundary; and Sir John to oblige Mr. Price sent Laslett to mark out and agree …
  • … Mr. Price’s new fence was to be, they were privately moved, so as to bend into Sir John’s …

To Susan Darwin   3[–4] September 1845

Summary

"All about household and money matters." The family is now living on about £1000 per annum. Plans a new walk and additions to the house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  3[-4] Sept 1845
Classmark:  DAR 153: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-913

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  • … Wedgwood. Lockhart 1837–8 . Edward Price, Sir John William Lubbock, and Captain Thomas …
  • Price has been agitating building a wall across the pool, but thank Heavens he has at last aroused everybodies anger, except Sir Johns: …
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letter (2)
Author
Darwin, C. R.[X]
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Correspondent
Darwin, C. R. (2)
Darwin, S. E.[X]
Date
1843 (1)
1845 (1)