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From John Wood Warter   23 December 1824

Summary

Warns CD against idleness.

Suggests readings in Xenophon and Horace.

Quotes Oliver Goldsmith to correct CD’s pronunciation of "sloth".

Author:  John Wood Warter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1824
Classmark:  DAR 204: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8

From E. A. Darwin   [10 January 1825]

Summary

Saw a mineral salesman, but he had nothing CD does not already have.

EAD has a piece of petrified sponge and some curious coal that John Price pulled out of his fire.

Griffith’s Animal kingdom [Georges Cuvier, The animal kingdom … with additional descriptions of species by Edward Griffith (1827–35)] just being published. He is sure CD would like it.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9

From E. A. Darwin   [17 January 1825]

Summary

Proposes a dry place for the apparatus for their laboratory and draws a plan for CD’s criticism.

Price has found black sediment in his tea, which was attracted to a magnet.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10

From E. A. Darwin   [24 January 1825]

Summary

Asks CD to do an experiment for him.

Has found a curious stone in his fire.

Price’s iron in tea measured 13 per cent.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11

From E. A. Darwin   [1 February 1825]

Summary

Tells CD a bill is all right. Hopes his father will pay it and a wine merchant’s bill as well.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Feb 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12

From E. A. Darwin   [24 February 1825]

Summary

EAD thinks it a pity if CD does not go to Cambridge, but it will be very pleasant for them to be together at Edinburgh, where they should go as soon as possible and read. EAD is getting "case-hardened" in anatomy.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Feb 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13

From E. A. Darwin   [8 March 1825]

Summary

Asks CD to send him some books on physiology and natural history from the family library.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 Mar 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-14

From E. A. Darwin   [June 1825]

Summary

Asks CD whether he is making any plans for Edinburgh.

Will be home in three weeks.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [June 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-15

To Robert Waring Darwin   [23 October 1825]

Summary

First days in Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Waring Darwin
Date:  [23 Oct 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 154: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-16

From Catherine Darwin   [26 October 1825]

Summary

Shrewsbury news.

Glad he likes Edinburgh.

They have been going to plays performed by a travelling company he knows.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Oct 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-17

From Catherine & Susan Darwin   4 December [1825]

Summary

Family news.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton; Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec [1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-18

From Caroline & Susan Darwin   2 [January 1826]

Summary

A ball and two concerts at Shrewsbury; guests at the Darwins’: Mr and Mrs Mathew, three Mr Clives, Emma Wedgwood.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood; Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 [Jan 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-19

To Caroline Darwin   6 January 1826

Summary

CD comments on lectures and lecturers at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  6 Jan 1826
Classmark:  DAR 154: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-20

From Catherine Darwin   15 January [1826]

Summary

Family news. Visits to the Owens at Woodhouse and the Parkers at Overton.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan [1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-21

To Susan Darwin   29 January [1826]

Summary

Sends thanks to all for their letters.

News of dining and theatre at Edinburgh.

CD will learn to stuff birds from "a blackamoor".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  29 Jan [1826]
Classmark:  DAR 19: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-22

From Marianne Parker   [23 February 1826]

Summary

Spark has died. Other family news.

Author:  Marianne Parker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Feb 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-23

From Caroline Darwin   [27 February 1826]

Summary

Theatre at Shrewsbury.

Spark’s death.

Harry [Henry Allen] Wedgwood will make the circuit for the first time at the forthcoming assizes.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Feb 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-24

From E. A. Darwin   [9 March 1826]

Summary

Describes his trip by canal to Glasgow, and sightseeing there.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Mar 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-25

From E. A. Darwin   [9 March 1826]

Summary

Found his vessel delayed. Spent an hour or so at the Hunterian Museum, "well worth going to".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Mar 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-26

From Marianne Parker   [c. 13 March 1826]

Summary

Further particulars of Spark’s death.

Author:  Marianne Parker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 13 Mar 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-27
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