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To W. E. Darwin   10 January [1879]

Summary

G[eorge] has visited A[nthony] R[ich] at Worthing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  10 Jan [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11824

To W. E. Darwin   22 April [1879]

Summary

Discusses his work on Dr Erasmus Darwin’s life.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 154
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12007

From W. E. Darwin   9 January 1879

Summary

Sends figures on increase in value of North Western Railway stocks. Says consol stock considered much more secure for bankers. Does not think his own bank is in danger of a run. Is glad to see the Emperor of Prussia has confirmed CD’s appointment to Academy. Is snowing at Bassett.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 70)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11823F

From W. E. Darwin   25 February [1879]

Summary

Thanks CD profusely for the circular which detailed his and Emma Darwin’s plans to increase their children’s income. Thinks a few hundred really makes the difference for feeling really rich, especially as he now knows how important it is for bankers to have available personal savings.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Feb [1879]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11896F

From W. E. Darwin   29 April [1879]

Summary

There is a hyacinth growing upside down in Hankinson’s garden. Sends picture of it. Leslie Stephen knows of no worthwhile sources of information on Dr Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 73); DAR 177: 254
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12017F

From W. E. Darwin   [9 November 1879]

Summary

Sends CD petition from Olmstead and asks him to forward it around to get good signatures.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 74), Gardner 1880, pp. 31–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12301F

From W. E. Darwin   [8 December 1879]

Summary

Returns Guthrie. Comments at length on Guthrie’s critique of Spencer.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 Dec 1879]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 72)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12346F

To the Darwin children   21 February 1879

Summary

Circular about the distribution of the overplus of his income and advice on investment.

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:  21 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11896
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