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From Caroline Darwin   [21 February 1837]

Summary

Interested in Lyell’s address [Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 2 (1833–8): 479–523]. Asks what the points are on which CD and Lyell are fully agreed.

Inquires about the paper FitzRoy and CD wrote on missionaries ["Moral state of Tahiti" (1836), Collected papers 1: 19–38].

News of family.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Feb 1837]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-345

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, Caroline Wedgwood, Caroline Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Caroline) Darwin/Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood Shrewsbury [21 Feb 1837] Charles …
  • Wedgwood I had been a leading promoter, shareholder, and later director (see Meteyard 1865–6 , 1: 345 ff. ). See letter to Caroline

To Caroline Darwin   27 February 1837

Summary

Has just given a paper [on "Sand tubes"] at Cambridge Philosophical Society and exhibited some specimens. It went well, with Whewell and Sedgwick taking an active part.

Herschel thinks 6000–odd years since the creation not nearly long enough to explain the separations from a single stock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  27 Feb 1837
Classmark:  DAR 154: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-346

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To Caroline Darwin   [19 May – 16 June 1837]

Summary

Sends a number of questions (to put to his father), mainly concerned with transmission of diseases, between Europeans and natives, "people packed together", etc.

Is investigating how to get Government support [for Zoology].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  [19 May – 16 June 1837]
Classmark:  DAR 154: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-360

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From Catherine and Caroline Sarah Darwin   [16 February 1837]

Summary

News of family and friends.

Caroline repeats story told to R. W. Darwin of FitzRoy’s feeling of obligation to Captain John White, from whom he gained release to marry Miss O’Brien.

Fanny Biddulph has had a son.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16 Feb 1837]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-344

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, Caroline Wedgwood, Caroline Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Caroline) Darwin/Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood Shrewsbury [16 Feb 1837] Charles …

To Anne Susan Horner   [9 August 1837]

Summary

Suggests coming to visit on Monday. Sends the Misses Horner a segment of wedding cake from Shrewsbury [marriage of Caroline Darwin to Josiah Wedgwood III].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Anne Susanna Horner
Date:  [9 Aug 1837]
Classmark:  Library of Congress (Rare book and special collection division)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-372

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  • … cake from the marriage of Josiah Wedgwood III and Caroline Darwin, on 1 August 1837. …
  • … of wedding cake from Shrewsbury [marriage of Caroline Darwin to Josiah Wedgwood III]. …

To W. D. Fox   7 July [1837]

Summary

Has finished the Journal; is readying it for the press.

Adds family news including Caroline’s forthcoming marriage to Josiah Wedgwood III.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 July [1837]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-364

Matches: 3 hits

  • … press. Adds family news including Caroline’s forthcoming marriage to Josiah Wedgwood III. …
  • Caroline Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood III were married 1 August 1837 ( Darwin Pedigree ). …
  • … interested about. Caroline is going to be married to Jos Wedgwood. I do not know whether …

From Elizabeth Wedgwood   10 November [1837]

Summary

Sends information about, and dates of treatment of peaty fields. Marl seems to have sunk to the natural stratum of hard white sand which lies below the peat.

Thanks for "Maer Hypothesis" ["Formation of mould" (1840), Collected papers 1: 49–53].

Author:  Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood; Josiah Wedgwood, II
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov [1837]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 189
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-385

Matches: 1 hit

  • … site of the Etruria potteries. Caroline and Josiah Wedgwood III lived there before taking …