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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

To E. A. Darwin   7 September [1871]

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Wants to sell some shares held in trust by EAD and Josiah Wedgwood [III].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  7 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13789

To E. A. Darwin   26 [April 1853]

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Writes concerning marriage trust.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  26 [Apr 1853]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 19, 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1380

To Erasmus Alvey Darwin   19 April 1851

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Asks EAD to forward a message of Anne’s improved state to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1851
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1403

To E. A. Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Writes about the death of Anne. Wishes EAD to insert an announcement of the death in the newspapers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1416

To E. A. Darwin   21 June [1862]

Summary

His friend Trenham Reeks [Secretary of Museum of Practical Geology] would give Carlyle information and help. This note will serve as introduction.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 June [1862]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (MS.553:440 (241))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3617

To E. A. Darwin   30 June 1864

Summary

Has heard nothing about the Copley Medal. Is grateful for Hugh Falconer’s interest [see 4546].

Supplies details about circumstances of his voyage on the Beagle.

Does not believe that his sea-sickness was the cause of his subsequent ill-health.

Encloses the requested list of publications [see 4550].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  30 June 1864
Classmark:  ML 1: 247–8; DAR 154: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4548A

To E. A. Darwin    21 December 1828

Summary

Has found nice rooms in [Christ’s] College, which he has furnished with some very good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology.

News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. Fanny Owen is as charming as ever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1828
Classmark:  DAR 154: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-53

To E. A. Darwin   [before 1 October 1844]

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Writes about canal shares EAD holds as trustee.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [before 1 Oct 1844]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-678

To E. A. Darwin   [after 29 July 1871?]

Summary

Asks [EAD] to get signatures as opportunity offers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [after 29 July 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7887

To E. A. Darwin   20 September 1873

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Consults about the wisdom of Frank’s becoming CD’s assistant rather than practising medicine.

Outlines his finances.

[Copy in EAD’s hand.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1873
Classmark:  DAR 105: B1–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9060

To Josiah Wedgwood III and E. A. Darwin   25 July 1844

Summary

Requests to JW III and EAD as trustees of the marriage-settlement, to make some funds available.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III; Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  25 July 1844
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 1012)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-766

From E. A. Darwin, Charles Darwin, and W. E. Darwin to Thomas Salt   12 April 1864

Summary

Instructions concerning the payment of the principal and interest of the mortgage to Mr Childe.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin; Erasmus Alvey Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  12 Apr 1864
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold at Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4460F

To John Russell   [10 July 1848]

Summary

Ask JR to advise the Queen to issue Her Royal Commission of Inquiry into the best methods of securing the improvement of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Nassau William Senior; John Stevens Henslow; Baden Powell; Bonamy Price; Thomas Jodrell Phillips; Thomas Jodrell Phillips-Jodrell; James Heywood; Edmund Walker Head, 8th baronet; Thomas James Agar Robartes; Philip le Breton; George Nugent Grenville, 2d Baron Nugent of Carlanstown; Charles Lyell, 1st baronet; Harry Calvert, 2d baronet; Harry Verney, 2d baronet; Peter John Locke King; Henry Galgacus Redhead Yorke; Joseph Kay; Edward France Percival; Edward Horsman; Erasmus Alvey Darwin; Hensleigh Wedgwood; Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
Date:  [10 July 1848]
Classmark:  Cambridge Pamphlets, Folio Series, vol. 4: CUL Cam.a.500.5/124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1188F