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To L. C. Wedgwood   21 January [1872]

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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

Matches: 1 hit

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

To L. C. Harrison   18 October [1881]

Summary

Can think of no suggestion to send to Mrs Forsyth. "The best plan is to read, think and speculate and then some suggestion or doubt will occur which can be determined or verified out of observation."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  18 Oct [1881]
Classmark:  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13414

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Charles Robert Darwin Down 18 Oct [1881] Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison …

To L. C. Wedgwood   8 June [1867–72]

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Asks her to observe whether her dog exposes his teeth when barking and to think of any facts about expression in her birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  8 June [1867-72]
Classmark:  CUL (Add 4251: 334)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7223

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1869 8 June 1870 8 June 1871 8 June 1872 Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison …

To W. D. Fox   26 May [1876]

Summary

Caroline [Wedgwood] has been ill for the last 20 months.

James Paget to be consulted about William Darwin’s brain concussion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  26 May [1876]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515

Matches: 3 hits

  • Caroline [Wedgwood] has been ill for the last 20 months. James Paget to be consulted about …
  • … s letter has not been found. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister, had fallen ill during a …
  • … Place in Surrey was the home of Caroline and Josiah Wedgwood III. William Erasmus Darwin’s …

Harrison, M. J. (1846–1926)

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Navy. Married CD’s niece Lucy Caroline Wedgwood in 1874. Emigrated to Nelson, British …

Wedgwood, M. S. (1843–1937)

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Williams 1843–1937 Daughter of Caroline Wedgwood and Josiah Wedgwood III. CD’s niece. …

To S. A. Cecil   8 June 1876

Summary

Thanks for kindness in organising special train for Caroline Sarah Wedgwood when she was taken ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Sackville Arthur Cecil
Date:  8 June 1876
Classmark:  Hermitage Fine Art, Monaco (dealers) (7–8 July 2020, lot 751)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10535H

Matches: 2 hits

  • … kindness in organising special train for Caroline Sarah Wedgwood when she was taken ill. …
  • Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister, seems to have been taken ill at Felixstowe in August …

To W. E. Darwin   31 [October 1871]

Summary

Writes about proof-correcting by WED [of Origin, 6th ed.].

Goes to Leith Hill on Friday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  31 [Oct 1871]
Classmark:  Armacost Library, University of Redlands, California
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8038F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … stayed with Josiah Wedgwood III and Caroline Wedgwood at Leith Hill Place in Surrey from …

From William Darwin Fox   15 February [1870]

Summary

Hopes CD is coping with the very hard winter.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7107

Matches: 2 hits

  • … were Sophy Wedgwood, Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood. …
  • … Darwin. William Erasmus Darwin. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood was CD’s sister; her daughters …

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 19 November 1867]

Summary

Caroline says Jos [Wedgwood III] is "much pulled down".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [before 19 Nov 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5334

Matches: 2 hits

  • Caroline says Jos [Wedgwood III] is "much pulled down". …
  • … DAR 242)). Josiah Wedgwood III. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood was Josiah Wedgwood’s wife and CD …

DCP-LETT-8598

Author:  Marion Bell
Addressee:  Caroline Elizabeth (Carry) Wedgwood
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 160: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8598

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Bell London, Albany St, 47 Caroline Elizabeth (Carry) Wedgwood Bell, Marion Wedgwood, C. …

From William Darwin Fox   6 February [1863]

Summary

Hopes they might meet as WDF has to come to town.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3970

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Sophy, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Darwin pedigree ). Charles Henry …
  • … Fox refers to CD’s sisters, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, Susan Elizabeth Darwin, and Emily …
  • … Catherine Darwin. Caroline Sarah Darwin married Josiah Wedgwood III in 1837. There were …

From W. D. Fox   29 November [1877]

Summary

Congratulates W. E. Darwin, who is about to be married,

and CD for the LL.D. conferred upon him by Cambridge.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11261

Matches: 2 hits

  • … afraid to ask after your sister M rs Wedgwood—(Caroline of old and a dear good creature …
  • … may have been Fox’s informant. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood and Susan Elizabeth Darwin were CD’ …

From E. A. Darwin   4 October [1866]

Summary

Would CD like to have Susan’s Indian chessmen?

EAD should settle something about the house but has no power without consent of all parties.

Caroline looks worn – it has been a most painful time.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B44–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5230

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 15, letter from Salt & Sons, 17 July 1867 ). Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s eldest sister. …
  • … children, Erasmus, CD, and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, agreed to sell the house after Susan’s …

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 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   11 May [1874]

Summary

Has just finished new editions of Descent

and Coral reefs.

Is working on a book almost wholly on Drosera; thinks he has made some discoveries.

Will never have strength and life to complete more of the series of books related to Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  11 May [1874]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 153)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9454

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Caroline’s daughter Lucy Caroline Wedgwood married Matthew James Harrison in 1874 ( …
  • … 11. CD refers to his father Robert Waring Darwin and his sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. …
  • … Freeman 1978 ). Caroline’s husband was Josiah Wedgwood III; Katherine Elizabeth Sophy …

To W. D. Fox   17 December [1860]

Summary

Writes of family photographs and health.

Is at work on an enlarged [3d] edition of Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  17 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 130a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3025

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Marianne, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Darwin pedigree ). By 1860 Fox had …
  • … are in the Darwin Museum–Down. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, aged sixty, was CD’s oldest …

To Susan Darwin   [22 February 1842]

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Comments on birth [of Catherine Elizabeth Sophia Wedgwood].

Plans to visit Shrewsbury.

Describes behaviour of William Darwin.

Discusses speculation losses of acquaintances, including T. Carlyle’s. Mentions his own loss on Journal of researches.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  [22 Feb 1842]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-621

Matches: 1 hit

  • … of Katherine Elizabeth Sophy Wedgwood, daughter of Caroline and Josiah Wedgwood III, on …

To Emma Darwin   [25 June 1846]

Summary

CD has been stomachy and sick, but not very uncomfortable.

Working on proofs [of South America] and cannot keep printer supplied with manuscript.

His thoughts of her, and news of the children who are at Down with him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 June 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-981

Matches: 1 hit

  • … The letter was presumably sent on to Caroline Wedgwood, CD’s sister, who had married Emma’ …
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