skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains "Wedgwood, Caroline", date is "1878"

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
Wedgwood and Caroline in keywords [X]
1878 in date [X]
9 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To Sophy Wedgwood   24 March [1878–80]

Summary

Asks her to observe seedlings of Neottia breaking the surface to see whether the flower stems grow straight up or form arches, and whether they secrete water that softens the surrounding ground.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katherine Elizabeth Sophy (Sophy) Wedgwood
Date:  24 Mar [1878-80]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 4251: 333)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11442

Matches: 2 hits

  • … pp. 85–6 (published in 1880). Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. Francis Darwin. CD concluded that …
  • … Sophy and her sisters, Lucy Caroline and Margaret Susan Wedgwood, at Leith Hill Place in …

To A. S. Wilson   9 August [1878]

Summary

Responds to ASW’s information about Erythraea

and about wasps on Scrophularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  9 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 7339: 57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11646

Matches: 1 hit

  • … from Leith Hill Place, the home of CD’s sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family. …

To E. A. Darwin   12 December 1878

Summary

Informs EAD of Anthony Rich’s proposal to bequeath his property to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  12 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 153: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11789

Matches: 1 hit

  • … E. Darwin, 12 December [1878] . Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister, lived at Leith Hill …

From G. H. Darwin   14 December 1878

Summary

Asks CD if he would screw himself up to inviting A. Newton to Down.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11796

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of his sister Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. The winter of 1878–9 was one of …

To Hugo de Vries   [10 or 11 August 1878]

Summary

Arranges for HdeV to call.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hugo de Vries
Date:  [10 or 11 Aug 1878]
Classmark:  Artis Library (De Vries 4a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11643

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of CD’s sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family. From 12 to 15 …

To T. H. Huxley   11 August [1878]

Summary

CD’s election to Botany Section of French Academy amuses him, because he "doesn’t know the characters of a single natural order!".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  11 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 326)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11651

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of his sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family from 7 to 12 …

To J. D. Hooker   3 October [1878]

thumbnail

Summary

Wants Oxalis specimen named; is fascinated by cotyledonary movements of the genus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Oct [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 474
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11713

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of his sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family, and at Abinger, …

To J. F. Fisher   8 August [1878]

Summary

Agrees to read manuscript if short.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Fisher
Date:  8 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11645

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of CD’s sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family. From 12 to 15 …

From Francis Darwin   [4–7 August 1878]

Summary

Experiments on effects of removing "bloom" from leaves and fruit.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4–7 Aug 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11632

Matches: 1 hit

  • … was the home of CD’s sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family; the Darwins visited …
Document type
letter (9)
Date
1878
03 (1)
08 (5)
10 (1)
12 (2)