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To Horace Darwin   1 November [1877]

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Wants HD to observe earthworm activity at Roman antiquities of Chedworth and Cirencester.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11221

To Horace Darwin   23 October [1879]

Summary

Thanks for all Horace has done for him and for his ship-shape account. Hopes Horace has charged him enough. There will be less to divide amongst them, which seems to please Frank.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  23 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 258: 549
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12268G

To Horace Darwin   [28 June 1879]

Summary

Sends an enclosure [a statement of CD’s finances and estimate of the inheritance his children may expect] for HD and Ida to read; CD very pleased to be able to leave his children comfortably provided for.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [28 June 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 5, 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12384

To Horace Darwin   1 January 1880

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Arrangements regarding HD’s allowances.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 185: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12392

To Horace Darwin   11 January [1880]

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Sends enclosure [missing], which HD is to forward to W. E. Darwin, as everyone else has seen it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  11 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12415

To Horace Darwin   20 April [1880]

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Gives advice regarding a house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  20 Apr [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12584

To Horace Darwin   9 December 1881

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CD is glad birth [of Erasmus Darwin] is over and that Ida has borne it so well.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 185: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13541

To Horace Darwin   26 [July 1868]

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Writes to express his pleasure at Leonard’s success [second in the Woolwich Academy entrance examination].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  26 [July 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6289

To Horace Darwin   [15 December 1871]

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Congratulates Horace on passing his "Little Go".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [15 Dec 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8107

To Horace Darwin   [15 October 1873]

Summary

Sends notes on waxy secretion on leaves for F. M. Balfour; cannot procure any more Dionaea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [15 Oct 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 258: 548a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9096F

To Horace Darwin   9 January [1874]

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CD is glad Horace has done "pretty well" in his examination.

Smith and Elder will publish new edition of Coral reefs [1874]; thanks HD for aid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  9 Jan [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9234

From Horace Darwin   19 June 1877

Summary

Notes on the position of one of the fallen stones [at Stonehenge].

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 162: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11009

From Horace Darwin   4 September 1880

Summary

Observations on earthworms.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 64.1: 34–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12707

From Horace Darwin   9 and 12 September 1880

Summary

Reports evidence of earthworm activity.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 and 12 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 64.1: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12709

From Horace Darwin   7 October 1880

Summary

Worm-castings. Encloses notes about worm activities at Gravetye Manor.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 65: 99, 100; DAR 162: 72, 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12742

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   3 January 1881

Summary

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

Summary

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 CD’s executors & other children   20 December 1881

Summary

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 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
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