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To W. E. Darwin   3 January [1872]

Summary

Thanks for letter [8137]. Finds observation at Stonehenge of depth of mould at different parts of slope "most valuable".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Manuscripts MSS DAR 30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8140

To W. E. Darwin   9 January [1872]

Summary

Thanks WED for checking through the proofs of a new [6th] edition of Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  9 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8153

To W. E. Darwin   23 January [1872]

Summary

Discusses earthworm activity observed in old ploughed fields.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  23 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 34)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8174

To W. E. Darwin   26 January [1872]

Summary

Gives information on recent editions of Lyell’s works.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  26 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8183

To W. E. Darwin   11 February [1871]

Summary

Would like precise details about pouting of English children to add to his information about children of savages.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  11 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8208

To W. E. Darwin   [1 March 1872]

Summary

David Forbes thinks WED’s chalk samples have been penetrated by surface mud.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8216

To W. E. Darwin   22 [March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe a suppressed yawn.

Asks whether scratching a tickling point makes tears come to his eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR A23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8396

To W. E. Darwin   20 [January or February 1871?]

Summary

Asks WED’s help in acquiring expression photographs and engravings.

Wishes to send Langstaff a copy of his book [Expression], in gratitude for his valuable notes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  20 [Jan or Feb] 1871
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8529

To W. E. Darwin   1 July [1874]

Summary

Asks WED to visit Winchester soon and collect Utricularia for him

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  1 July [1874]
Classmark:  Heritage Auctions (dealers) (11 May 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9525F

To W. E. Darwin   24 [July 1874]

Summary

Arrangements for the visit to Southampton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  24 [July 1874]
Classmark:  Michael Silverman (dealer): Catalogue 25 (2006)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9560F

To W. E. Darwin   [2 April 1875]

Summary

About elections to [an unspecified] club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [2 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9910

To W. E. Darwin   [5 April 1875]

Summary

Another message about club elections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [5 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9914

To W. E. Darwin   29 [March–June 1863 or 1864?]

Summary

Would like WED to send a specimen of the unusual plant organ of which he sent a drawing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  29 [Mar 1863 - June 1863 or Mar 1864 - June 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3367

To William Erasmus Darwin   14 February [1862]

Summary

Discusses WED’s growing interest in botany; would be grateful for certain observations.

Is much concerned about Horace’s illness.

Has sent Orchids MS to printers

and will work a little at dimorphism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  14 Feb [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3447

To W. E. Darwin   26 April [1862]

Summary

Thanks WED for eyeglass.

Reports on health of Horace and family matters.

Has finished Orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  26 Apr [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3520

To W. E. Darwin   [8 May 1862]

Summary

Hooker has written about WED’s going to Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [8 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3525

To W. E. Darwin   [31 May 1862]

Summary

Wants WED to forward dried Malaxis to G. C. Oxenden.

Has been dissecting Viola flowers.

[Letter from Emma Darwin to WED, verso p. 3.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [31 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3580

To W. E. Darwin   13 [June 1862]

Summary

Leonard has scarlet fever; CD is sorry WED is unwell.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  13 [June 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3601

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

To W. E. Darwin   4 [July 1862]

Summary

Reports some observations on the fertilisation of wheat which WED might follow up.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  4 [July 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3641
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