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To H. E. Darwin   20 March 1871

Summary

Reports on sales and reception of his book [Descent]. Thanks HED for her help.

Wallace’s article in the Academy [2 (1870–1): 177–82] shows CD has had no influence on him; the review has had hardly any influence on CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  20 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 153: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605

From F. J. Wedgwood to H. E. Darwin   1 April 1871

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Writes to HED for fear of tiring CD and to pass on, if she deems suitable, her view that there is no distinction to be made between self-regarding and other-regarding virtues.

Author:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  1 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 68–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7651

DCP-LETT-7920

Author:  Margaret Emily Gaskell
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7920

To H. E. Litchfield   4 September [1871]

Summary

An affectionate letter to HL on her honeymoon. Urges her to keep her mother as an example.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 58373)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7922

To H. E. Litchfield   [after 5] November 1871

Summary

CD is "more than pleased" by what R. B. Litchfield said of him. Congratulates HEL on having "so noble a husband".

All were "profoundly" interested by HEL’s account [of their welcome at the Working Men’s College].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [after 5] Nov 1871
Classmark:  Emma Darwin (1904) 2: 251–2; DAR 153: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8040

To H. E. Litchfield   2 December [1871]

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Sends MS chapter on voice from Expression to HL for examination.

Agrees with R. B. Litchfield about Herbert Spencer’s views on speech and music.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  2 Dec [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8089

To H. E. Litchfield   [before 2 December 1871]

Summary

Sends MS of section on voice as a means of expression [Expression, pp. 86–93]. CD is dissatisfied with it – wishes he could avoid the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [before 2 Dec 1871]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 58373)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8134

From E. M. Bonham-Carter to H. E. Darwin   [23 June 1871]

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Observations on expression of her dog for CD.

Author:  Elinor Mary Bonham-Carter; Elinor Mary Dicey
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [23 June 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 242
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7785

From S. R. S. Norton and C. E. Norton to H. E. Darwin   21 August [1871]

Summary

Chauncey Wright’s title is "Secretary of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences".

Author:  Susan Ridley Sedgwick Norton; Charles Eliot Norton
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  21 Aug [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7914