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To J. L. Chester   12 July 1879

Summary

Thanks for assistance. Nothing more should be done at present about the deeds. JLC’s letter sent to CD’s son [George].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Lemuel Chester
Date:  12 July 1879
Classmark:  Knox College Library, Galesburg
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12151

To J. L. Chester   2 March 1880

Summary

Thanks JLC for his letter, pedigree, and MS of the history of the Darwin family.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Lemuel Chester
Date:  2 Mar 1880
Classmark:  James Innes (private collection) (Sold at Bonhams, 13 March 2002)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12505F

From J. L. Chester   11 July 1879

Summary

Does not believe that deeds will throw light on the first William Darwin and his ancestors, but they will have much of interest for CD’s researches [for Erasmus Darwin].

Author:  Joseph Lemuel Chester
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12147

From J. L. Chester   3 March 1880

Summary

Thanks for CD’s appreciation of his work on family history. Sends one of his books [unidentified].

Author:  Joseph Lemuel Chester
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 161: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12509
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