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From Anne Marsh-Caldwell   27 November [1866]


Writing for Mr Corbet, she asks what diet has helped in the treatment of CD’s illness.

Author:  Anne Caldwell; Anne Marsh; Anne Marsh-Caldwell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5286

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From H. B. Jones   10 February [1866]


Sends a diet for CD’s flatulence.

Author:  Henry Bence Jones
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5003

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  • Emma Darwin’s brother, Josiah Wedgwood III ( Freeman 1978 ). CD began riding the cob, Tommy, on 4 June 1866 ( …

From Eliza Meteyard   17 November 1865


Returns 19 of the letters CD lent her, so that he can choose one for the Autographic Mirror.

Author:  Eliza Meteyard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1865
Classmark:  DAR 171: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4937

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  • Emma Darwin . Meteyard refers either to the second volume of her life of Josiah Wedgwood I ( Meteyard 1865–6 ), which was published in September 1866 ( …

From J. D. Hooker   13 May 1866



Refers to enclosure from Asa Gray

with whom he can talk calmly now that war is over. North had no right to resort to bloodshed.

Startled by CD’s attendance at Royal Society soirée.

Has asked E. B. Tylor to make up questions for consuls and missionaries, through whose wives a lot of most curious information [for Descent?] could be obtained.

Tying umbilical cord has always been a mystery to JDH.

John Crawfurd’s paper on cultivated plants is shocking twaddle ["On the migration of cultivated plants in reference to ethnology", J. Bot. Br. & Foreign 4 (1866): 317–32].

R. T. Lowe back from Madeira.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 71–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5089

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  • Wedgwood ware, and was particularly interested in medallions (see Correspondence vols.  11 and 12, and this volume, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [22 November 1866] ). Hooker visited Down from 23 to 25 June 1866; his wife, Frances Harriet Hooker , visited from 23 to 29  June ( Emma Darwin’ …

From Emily Catherine Langton to Emma and Charles Darwin   [6 and 7? January 1866]


CL is aware that she is dying and so says her farewells.

Author:  Emily Caroline (Lena) Massingberd; Emily Caroline (Lena) Langton; Emily Caroline (Lena) Massingberd
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 and 7? Jan 1866]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 202)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4968

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  • Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 202) Emily Caroline (Lena) Massingberd/Emily Caroline (Lena) Langton/Emily Caroline (Lena) Massingberd unstated [6 and 7? Jan 1866] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … February 1866  and n.  1). Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood , known as Elizabeth, was Emma Darwin’ …