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To H. E. Litchfield   27 [March 1874]

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Thanks her for her excellent criticisms and corrections [for 2d ed. of Coral reefs?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  27 [Mar 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9325

To H. E. Litchfield   4 January [1875]

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Describes his views on vivisection. Cannot sign petition of F. P. Cobbe, with its attack on Rudolf Virchow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9799

To H. E. Litchfield   4 October [1877]

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Is glad to hear R. B. Litchfield is better.

Discusses William Darwin’s engagement to Sara Sedgwick.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11167

From E. J. A. Bristow to H. E. Litchfield   11 March 1878

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Reports on the standing of James Torbitt: "the opinion of the Public is that he is rich and highly respectable".

Author:  Edward Jones Agnew Bristow
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  11 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 160: 304
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11414

To H. E. Litchfield   11 [December 1879]

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Sends M. Guthrie’s book [On Mr Spencer’s formula of evolution (1879)], although HEL may not care to read it having seen Moulton’s letter [12350].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  11 [Dec 1879]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (28 March 1983)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12353

To H. E. Litchfield   1 February [1880]

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Sends the Litchfields two drafts of a letter in reply to Samuel Butler’s letter to the Athenæum; hopes for their approval.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  1 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 92: B98–101, B102, B121; DAR 185: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12445

To H. E. Litchfield   8 [October 1880]

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Reports on Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  8 [Oct 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12744

From L. M. Forster to H. E. Litchfield   [11 June 1881]

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On flowers bending towards light reflected in a mirror.

Author:  Laura Mary Forster
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [11 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12960

To H. E. Litchfield   4 January 1881

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Seeks R. B. Litchfield’s advice about publishing a translation of a letter and article by E. Krause [answering Samuel Butler’s Unconscious memory].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 153: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12978

From Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams to Henrietta Emma Darwin   [after 14 October 1869]

Summary

Describes expression of her baby when crying.

Author:  Margaret Susan Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [after 14 Oct 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 180: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6535

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

To the Darwin children   20 December 1881

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Has promised to pay Hooker about £250 annually "for the formation of a perfect MS catalogue of all known plants [Index Kewensis]".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  20 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR (CD library—Index Kewensis tom. 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13570

To the Darwin children   8 January 1882

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Advises his children as to how some money will be distributed among them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  8 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 185: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13603

To the Darwin children   21 February 1879

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Circular about the distribution of the overplus of his income and advice on investment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  21 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11896

To the Darwin children   10 January 1880

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Circular letter regarding the distribution of CD’s excess income, with a note addressed to W. E. Darwin concerning his handling of Elizabeth Darwin’s share.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  10 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12414

To the Darwin children   3 January 1881

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About the distribution of [surplus income] funds among the children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12972

To the Darwin children   16 September 1881

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A circular letter on the distribution of his money at death and the division ofErasmus’ estate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  16 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13340

To the Darwin children   17 [January 1880]

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Thanks his children for their present of a fur coat.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  17 [Jan 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12429
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