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To W. E. Darwin   [before 16 September 1880]

Summary

Wants some more rubber bands for his wrist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [before 16 September 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12383

To W. E. Darwin   5 [April 1880]

Summary

Discusses a book

and the "splendid news about the elections".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  5 [Apr 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 156
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12564

To W. E. Darwin   [9 May 1880]

Summary

Forwards John Lubbock’s letter and hopes WED might influence the men "for the sake of science".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [9 May 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 157
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12601

To W. E. Darwin   9 [June 1880]

Summary

Sends Asa Gray’s lectures on Natural science and religion [1880].

Greatly enjoyed their stay at Bassett.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  9 [June 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12624

To W. E. Darwin   18 June 1880

Summary

Wants WED to collect some worm-castings from Beaulieu Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  18 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 160
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12639

To W. E. Darwin   [19 July 1880]

Summary

Writes about gravel deposits [at Southampton] and sends a James Geikie letter [12655?] on the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [19 July 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12661

To W. E. Darwin   10 September [1880]

Summary

Writes about worm-castings; tells WED not to bother with samples from Beaulieu Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  10 Sept [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 162
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12710

To W. E. Darwin   23 [November 1880]

Summary

Asks WED to observe whether worms consistently draw acacia leaves into their burrows with a particular end first.

Will soon know whether he will need worm-castings from Beaulieu.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  23 [Nov 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12848

To W. E. Darwin   30 November [1880]

Summary

Asks whether WED can collect some worm-castings from Beaulieu Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  30 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12876

To W. E. Darwin   2 December [1880]

Summary

Gives instructions to WED about looking for earthworm activity at Brading.

Mentions James Geikie’s excellent book [Prehistoric Europe (1881)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  2 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12882

To W. E. Darwin   17 December [1880]

Summary

Worm-castings from [Roman] ruins at Brading contained bits of tiles or bricks. Obliged for WED’s trouble about Brading castings.

Movement in plants well received in Germany.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  17 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss B.D25)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12920

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

To the Darwin children   17 [January 1880]

Summary

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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