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From Caroline Darwin   7 March [1833]

Summary

Sends her love and family news.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Mar [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-202

Matches: 2 hits

From Caroline Darwin   1 September 1833

Summary

News of family and friends. "I tell you all the gossip I can that you may know how the Shropshire world is going on."

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-214

Matches: 2 hits

From Caroline Darwin   28 October [1833]

Summary

Finds CD’s journal very entertaining and interesting, but thinks his style in first part too much influenced by Humboldt.

Sends some books by Harriet Martineau and Archbishop Whately.

Rejoices that the more he sees of Negroes, the better he thinks of them.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-224

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From Caroline Darwin   13 January 1833

Summary

Family news. Uncle Jos [Josiah Wedgwood II] has been returned to Parliament with a fine majority.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-195

Matches: 2 hits

From Caroline Darwin   1–4 May 1833

Summary

News of family and friends.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1-4 May 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-205

Matches: 2 hits

To Caroline Darwin   23 [October 1833]

Summary

Describes his trip to north of Santa Fé, his illness, and return by boat to Buenos Aires – which he found in the throes of a revolution. Covington is cut off from the town, which some expect to be plundered.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  23 [Oct 1833]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-222

Matches: 2 hits

To Caroline Darwin   13 November 1833

Summary

His troubles during the revolution have ended well.

Now plans to investigate geological formations at Rio Negro. Is concerned about the expense but cannot bear to miss seeing "one of the most curious pieces of Geology".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  13 Nov 1833
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-230

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To Caroline Darwin   20 September [1833]

Summary

With the help of General Rosas, CD has just finished an overland journey from Patagones to Buenos Aires; he tells of fossil finds at Bahia Blanca and Guardia del Monte. Spring reminds him of home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  20 Sept [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-215

Matches: 2 hits

From Caroline Darwin   30 December [1833] – 3 January 1834

Summary

News of family and friends. Hensleigh Wedgwood’s scruples about swearing oaths.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Dec [1833] & 3 Jan 1834
Classmark:  DAR 204: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-234

Matches: 2 hits

To Caroline Darwin   30 March – 12 April 1833

Summary

Account of the four-month voyage to Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn, and return. The Fuegians are landed with Richard Matthews [the missionary in charge of them]. Storms, seasickness, hostile savages, and scenery are described. His increasing interest in all branches of natural history makes the hardships worth while. FitzRoy buys a schooner. CD will stay at Rio Negro while it is fitted.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  30 Mar – 12 Apr 1833
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-203

Matches: 2 hits

From Catherine Darwin   27 November 1833

Summary

Mentions letters sent in parcel and those from CD received by Fox and Henslow. Adds news of family and friends.

Appreciation of his journal. She hears that CD’s "theory of the Earth" is the same as Lyell’s in 3d volume [of Principles of geology (1833)].

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-232

Matches: 1 hit

  • Caroline’s letter by the Parcel will have told you how unluckily Papa’s Tour to Winchester & Salisbury Cathedrals was spoilt by the Gout; it seized him a little at the Inns, but not so badly as to prevent his getting on to the Hill, in Monmouthshire (the John Wedgwood’ …

From Sarah Williams   21 October 1833

Summary

News of Fanny Biddulph and other Owens; Susan Darwin has declined a marriage offer. Other gossip about Shrewsbury acquaintances.

Author:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Williams
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Oct 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-220

Matches: 1 hit

  • Caroline exerts herself wonderfully & has gained much spirit since she came to her title . Francis is still at home, waiting for a commission, & Charles & Henry at school at M r Burd’s— Baby is grown almost a big Girl, & quite the Governor’s right hand. I do not know what would become of him without her, & she completely manages the Family, though she is wonderfully good, & does not presume on her influence— Of course Susan & Cath— have written you a circumstantial account of their London expedition this Spring with M r . & M rs . Harry Wedgwood. …