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To W. E. Darwin   23 [February 1872 – October 1874]

Summary

Asks for investment advice.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  23 [Feb 1872 - Oct 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13800

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   [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

From W. E. Darwin   [3 March 1872]

Summary

Sends dirt residue of chalk samples for David Forbes to examine.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8220

From W. E. Darwin   [19 February 1872]

Summary

Received copy of Origin 6th ed. Has had trouble with worm measurements at Winchester.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 50)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8250F

From W. E. Darwin   [3 November 1872]

Summary

Is delighted to receive expression. Some comments on swallowing and scratching. Asks to be sent reviews.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 Nov 1872]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 51)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8593F

From W. E. Darwin   [29 February 1872]

Summary

Amount of clay present in certain chalk samples.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7469

From W. E. Darwin   [1 January 1872]

Summary

Worm action at Stonehenge.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Jan 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8137

From W. E. Darwin   [4 January 1872]

Summary

Sends comments on his diagram of Stonehenge. Will go to Beaulieu.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Jan 1872]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 49)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8141F
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