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From H. E. Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [18 May 1864]

Summary

CD would like to see Rhamnus, as an American species is dimorphic.

Sends red cowslip pollen to be measured.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [18 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4442

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … From H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin   [18 May 1864] …
  • … Wedgwood. See letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [17 May 1864] and n.  6. …
  • … to Menyanthes and the red cowslip in this letter, the letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.   …
  • … Menyanthes , see the letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [17 May 1864] . No recent …
  • … May 1864 (see letter from H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [16 March 1864], n.  3). Emma …
  • Darwin, [17 May 1864] , and the letters from W.  E.  Darwin, 18 May [1864] and [19 May  …
  • … A41–3, 50, and DAR 111. See letter to W.  E.  Darwin, [14–17 May 1864] and n.  2. George …
  • … 1866 (see, for example, letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 20 June [1866] ( Calendar no.  5128), …

From W. E. Darwin   6 November 1871

Summary

Will send back proofs of Origin 6th ed.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Nov 1871
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 46)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8040F

Matches: 4 hits

  • … down to Bournemouth for a Sunday & found Edmund pretty brisk. Your affect son | W E Darwin
  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   6 November 1871 …
  • … this volume, Supplement, letter from W. E. Darwin, [3 November 1871] ). Origin 6th ed. was …

To W. E. Darwin   [19 May 1864]

Summary

Mentions WED’s extraordinary discovery of some pollen-grains of different sizes. The observations must be followed up.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5333

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   [19 May 1864] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  12, letter from H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [18 May 1864] ). …
  • … see the letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [17 May 1864] ( Correspondence vol.   …
  • … see ibid. , letter from H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [18 May 1864] and n.  2. Most of …
  • … between this letter and the letters from W.  E.  Darwin, 18 May [1864] and [20 May 1864] ( …
  • … Correspondence vol.  12, letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 18 May [1864] . William had included …
  • … blue cowslip); see also letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [20 May 1864] and n.   3. …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  12, letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 18 May [1864] . For CD’s …

From W. E. Darwin   [1 August 1862]

Summary

Suggests sending plant specimens. Asks about visit of Emma and the boys.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3585G

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … to do all the crosses Your affect son | W E Darwin please get Mama to write before Brodie …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   [1 August 1862] …
  • … arrive on 1 August (letter from Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin, [late July 1862] (DAR 219.1: …
  • … and George’s stay (letter from Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin, [July 1862? ] (DAR 219.1: …
  • … between this letter and the letters from W. E. Darwin, 1 August 1862 and 2 August [1862] ( …
  • … a continuation of the incomplete letter from W. E. Darwin, 1 August 1862 ( Correspondence …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 10, letter from W. E. Darwin, 1 August 1862 ). Francis and George …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 10, letter from W. E. Darwin, 1 August 1862 ). William was helping …

From W. E. Darwin   18 May [1864]

Summary

Sends Pulmonaria anthers, with measurements of styles and pollen counts.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A83–6, A94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4500

Matches: 12 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … off to Lyndhurst Your affect son | W E Darwin Shortstyled anthers of Pulmonaria Longstyled …
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   18 May [1864] …
  • … 8. See letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [17 May 1864] and n.  2. …
  • … Wight (see, for example, letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 12 May [1864] and n.  2). Lyndhurst …
  • … between this letter and the letter from W.  E.  Darwin [20 May 1864]. William had already …
  • … see memorandum and letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 6 May 1864  and 12 May [1864]). CD had then …
  • … still in the flower-bud (see letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 14 May [1864] and n.  6). For the …
  • … Forms of flowers , p.  107). See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 12 May [1864] and n.   …
  • … s first annotation, and letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [20 May 1864] and n.  2). William had …
  • … those of short-styled (see letters from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 April [ 1864] and 18 April 1864 …
  • … and n.  7, and letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 14 May [1864] and nn.  5 and 6). CD had asked for …

From W. E. Darwin   [18 June 1866]

Summary

Sends some specimens of three kinds of buckthorn.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 June 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 109: A70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5109

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … two I will let you know. Your affect son W E Darwin Top of letter : ‘ [ Abor d ] | abort [ …
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   [18 June 1866] …
  • … flower forms of Rhamnus cathartica. See letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 22 June [1866] . …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 19 [June 1866] . In 1866, 18 June …
  • … from the Isle of Wight (see letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [7 May – 11 June 1866] and n.  3). …
  • … had two male and two female forms (see letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 19 [June 1866] and n.   …
  • … 4, and letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 20 June [1866] and n.  6). CD described the partially …
  • … June 1866 in DAR 109: A41. See letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 19 [June 1866] and n.   4. These …

From W. E. Darwin   [19 February 1872]

Summary

Received copy of Origin 6th ed. Has had trouble with worm measurements at Winchester.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 50)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8250F

Matches: 4 hits

  • … for dinner at 7 or certainly at 7.15. Your affect son | W E Darwin I hope you are brisk …
  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   [19 February 1872] …
  • … 20, letter from W. E. Darwin, [29 February 1872] , and letter to W. E. Darwin, [1 March …

To W. E. Darwin   [24 July 1862]

Summary

Discusses dimorphic plants, valerian and Erythraea. Would like to look at them; suggests WED draw up a paper on them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [24 July 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3632

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   [24 July 1862] …
  • Darwin, 14 July 1862 . See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 . There is a series of …
  • Darwin, [after 14 July 1862] . See letter from W.  E.   …
  • … letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 , and to the letter to W.  E.  Darwin, [after 14  …
  • … 14 July [1862] ). See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 , and letter to W.  E.   …
  • … 23[–4] July [1862] , letters to W.  E.  Darwin, 4 [July 1862] , 9 July [1862] , and [after …

From W. E. Darwin   28 October 1862

Summary

Distances between Lythrum plants.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct 1862
Classmark:  DAR 162.1: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3786

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … for some long time Your affect son | W E Darwin 1.1 I … rubbish.  1.3] crossed ink 1.4 …
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   28 October 1862 …
  • … and n.  3. See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 21 October [1862] . …
  • … to W.  E.  Darwin, 30 [October 1862] ). See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 21 October [1862] …
  • … Lythrum salicaria (see letter to W.  E.  Darwin, [25 October 1862] ); he refers to the …

From Emma and Charles Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [20 May 1864]

Summary

CD much obliged for specimen and drawings.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [20 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3366

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … From Emma and Charles Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin   [20 May 1864] …
  • … visited Down (see letter from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [17 May 1864] and n.  4). …
  • … 28 May [1864] ). See letter from H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [18 May 1864] and n.   …
  • … this letter and the letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [19 May 1864] , and by George Howard, …
  • … Pulmonaria angustifolia , see letter to W.  E. Darwin, 14 May [1864] and nn.  6 and 7. …
  • … Forms of flowers , p.  115). See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [19 May 1864] and n.  8. The …
  • … 4. See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [19 May 1864] and n.  3. CD wrote in Forms of flowers , …

From Charles and Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [13 January 1861]

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Two letters for WED at E. A. Darwin's. G. H. Darwin has been to dentist. Please collect and pay for GHD’s skates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [13 Jan 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3046F

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, W. E. …
  • … From Charles and Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin   [13 January 1861] …
  • … December 1860 and February 1861 (see letter from G.  H.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [9 …
  • … DAR 251: 2226), letters from Emma Darwin to W.  E. Darwin, [30 January 1861] (DAR 219.1: …

From W. E. Darwin   [7 April 1868]

Summary

Describes the action of facial muscles at the onset of crying as observed by Langstaff.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7 Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6100

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … our partnership deeds. Your affect son | W E Darwin 1.1 We … difficulty 1.3] crossed blue …
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   [7 April 1868] …
  • … See letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 8 April [1868] . …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 8 April [1868] . In 1868, the …
  • … George Atherley. See letters to W.  E.  Darwin, 21 March [1868] and 25 March [1868] . …
  • … the Pall Mall Gazette ([Lewes] 1868a). See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [15 April 1868] . …
  • … refers to Charles Langstaff. See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 5 March [1868] and n.  4. …
  • … Sanford, first mentioned in the letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 5 March [1868] , has not been …

From W. E. Darwin   [February? 1882]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Feb? 1882]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13347F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Erasmus Darwin London [Feb? 1882] Charles Robert Darwin Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   [February? 1882] …

From W. E. Darwin   [after 19 May 1864]

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from long- and short-styled yellow cowslips and from a red cowslip.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4369

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   [after 19 May 1864] …
  • … from H.  E.  Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [18 May 1864] , CD had asked that the cowslip …
  • … from W.  E.  Darwin, [30 April 1864], and the letter from W.  E.  Darwin, [19 May 1864] , …
  • … of their original size. In the letter to W.  E.  Darwin, [14–17 May 1864] , and the letter …
  • … with the pollen in the memorandum from W.  E.  Darwin of [30 April 1864]. This sketch was …
  • … 1864–1865’ (see memorandum from W.  E.  Darwin, [ 30 April 1864] and n.  3). Possibly …

To W. E. Darwin   [after 14 July 1862]

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Leonard’s illness.

Polymorphism in valerian and Erythraea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 14 July 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3650

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   [after 14 July 1862] …
  • … s request that William send specimens, see the letter to W.  E.  Darwin, [24 July 1862] . …
  • … In the letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 , William had suggested that Erythraea …
  • … scarlet fever (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242); see also letters to W.  E.  Darwin, 4 [July …
  • … Dated by the relationship to the letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 . …
  • … to send CD specimens of Valeriana (see letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 14 July 1862 ). For CD’ …

To W. E. Darwin   5 May [1864]

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Experiment instructions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  5 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4483

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   5 May [1864] …
  • … letter, the memorandum from W.  E.  Darwin, [30 April 1864], and the letter to W.  E.   …
  • Darwin, 3 May [1864] . See letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 3 May [1864] and nn.  3 and 4. …

To the Darwin children   10 January 1880

Summary

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, G. H. Darwin, Horace Darwin, Leonard Darwin, W. E. Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. …
  • … excess income, with a note addressed to W. E. Darwin concerning his handling of Elizabeth …

From W. E. Darwin   [19 November 1871]

Summary

Sends comments from himself and Erasmus Darwin on proofs of chapter 7 of Origin 6th ed.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 37)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8041F

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … to send in a day or two— Your affect son | W E Darwin 1.3 worth little] del pencil; ‘not [ …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   [19 November 1871] …
  • … between this letter, the letter to W. E. Darwin, [after 11 November 1871] ( Correspondence …
  • … vol. 19), and the letter from W. E. Darwin, [17 November 1871] (this volume, Supplement). …
  • … Correspondence vol. 19, letter to W. E. Darwin, [after 11 November 1871] ). Hippocampus is …

From W. E. Darwin   [19 February 1871]

Summary

Thanks CD for copy of Descent. Is considering running for School Board.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Feb 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 39)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7489F

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … if one is elected. Your affect son | W E Darwin I enclose rather a funny letter from …
  • … From W. E. Darwin   [19 February 1871] …
  • … Emma Darwin, 28 February [1868], and letter from W. E. Darwin, [7 April 1868] ). …
  • … of a crying infant in 1868 (see Correspondence vol. 16, letter from W. E. Darwin to …
  • … On William’s injury, see the letter from W. E. Darwin, 6 February 1871 . Henrietta Emma …

To W. E. Darwin   [November 1871]

Summary

Explains some proof-correcting symbols to be used by WED [on Origin, 6th ed. proofs?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 136
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8042

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   [November 1871] …
  • … to W.  E.  Darwin, 31 [October 1871], and the postcard to W.  E.  Darwin, 3 [November  …
  • … reading the proofs of Origin 6th ed. (see letter to W.  E.  Darwin, 31 [October 1871] ). …
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