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From Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin   30 June 1879


Last night had tremendous thunderstorm. Will ask Goebel about proshelismus. Describes experiments on beans. Please send Bessy’s address. Has got to know nice Englishman named Purdy and his wife. Bathes nearly every night with the Finlander.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  30 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12128F

From Emma Darwin to Nicolai Mengden   8 April 1879


Answers NAvM’s letter for CD. CD considers evolution is quite consistent with belief in God, but NvM must remember people mean different things by God.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Nicolai Mengden, Baron von Mengden
Date:  8 Apr 1879
Classmark:  Dr Mirko Majer (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11981

From G. H. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [30 April 1879]



Sends some papers on Erasmus Darwin for CD.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [30 Apr 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12102

From Emma Darwin to M. C. Stanley   12 November [1879]


ED asks MCS (Lady Derby) if Lord Derby would consider signing petitions from Mr Olmsted.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Catherine Sackville-West, countess of Derby; Mary Catherine Gascoyne-Cecil, countess of Derby; Mary Catherine Stanley, countess of Derby
Date:  12 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Central Library (920 DER (15) 43/9/23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12314F