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From L. C. Wedgwood to Elizabeth Darwin   [7 March 1872 or later]

Summary

P.S. Information on earthworm activity on chalk downs, including two rough sketches for CD.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin
Date:  [7 Mar 1872 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7127

Matches: 2 hits

  • … DAR 181: 58 Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison unstated [7 Mar 1872 or later] …
  • … pp.  6–7. Wedgwood’s mother was Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. Her sister Margaret Susan married …

From L. C. Wedgwood   [15 June 1872?]

Summary

Worm-casts on a ridged hill.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 June 1872?]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7345

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  • … DAR 181: 61 Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison Aigle [15 June 1872? ] Charles …

From L. C. Wedgwood   20 January [1872]

Summary

Gives results of probing worm-holes with wire.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 1b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8169

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  • … DAR 94: 1b Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison London, Queen Anne St, 6 20 Jan [ …

To L. C. Wedgwood   5 January [1872]

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Summary

Asks her to probe worm-holes on grassy slopes with a knitting needle to ascertain whether they come out at right angles to the slope or to the horizon.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  5 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 331)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8144

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 331) Charles Robert Darwin Down 5 Jan [1872] Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison …

To L. C. Wedgwood   21 January [1872]

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Summary

Thanks for observations on angles of worm-holes on slopes. William Darwin is observing at Stonehenge. She is worth her weight in gold.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  21 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 332)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8171

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Charles Robert Darwin Down 21 Jan [1872] Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison …

From L. C. Wedgwood   [8 February 1872]

Summary

Describes earthworm experiments. She has measured depth of mould in various locales, e.g., on ridges and furrows of an old ploughed field.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 79–80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8203

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  • … DAR 63: 79–80 Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison Leith Hill Place [8 Feb 1872] …

To V. O. Kovalevsky   10 August [1872]

Summary

Sends proofs and details [concerning VOK’s Russian translation of Expression (1872)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Date:  10 Aug [1872]
Classmark:  Institut Mittag-Leffler
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8462

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  • … in Surrey, the home of the Josiah Wedgwood III and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, from 13 to 21  …

From G. H. Darwin   [13 August 1872]

Summary

Discusses the price of some heliotype prints [for Expression?].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Aug 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8500

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  • … 13 August 1871). CD’s sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. Marlborough Robert Pryor. The Great …

From W. D. Fox   13 July [1872]

Summary

Will not pass through London, so will not be able to call at Down.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 July [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8408

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  • … Ellen Sophia Fox, Fox’s wife. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister. CD’s annotations do …

From Francis Galton   15 November 1872

Summary

Agrees the rabbit experiment has gone on long enough, but would like one more litter.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A50–1, A69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8626

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  • … CD’s only surviving sister was Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. The rest of the note was written …

To W. D. Fox   16 July [1872]

Summary

Is correcting proofs for Expression.

Family news.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  16 July [1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8413

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  • … DAR 242)). CD also refers to Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. CD often associated Fox and Albert …

To S. H. Haliburton   1 November [1872]

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Summary

Sends a copy of Expression

and speaks fondly of his memories of Woodhouse and the Owen family.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Owen; Sarah Harriet Williams; Sarah Harriet Haliburton
Date:  1 Nov [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8591

Matches: 1 hit

  • … pp.  111–16. Marianne Parker, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, Susan Elizabeth Darwin, and Emily …
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