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To K. M. Lyell   26 December [1875]

Summary

Sends Charles Lyell’s letters. Those from 1862–9 are so heavy that they have to be put in two parcels.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katharine Murray Horner; Katharine Murray Lyell
Date:  26 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection); sold at Bonhams, New York, 4 December 2019, lot 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13826

To Katharine Murray Lyell   26 January [1856]

Summary

Suggests that J. E. Gray and/or G. R. Waterhouse might be willing to set her butterfly collection. Recommends that her children should collect their own butterflies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katharine Murray Horner; Katharine Murray Lyell
Date:  26 Jan [1856]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.124)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1827

To K. M. Lyell   16 February 1882

Summary

Offering to send a copy of Kosmos containing a short review of her Life, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart. (K. M. Lyell ed. 1881).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katharine Murray Horner; Katharine Murray Lyell
Date:  16 Feb 1882
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (16–23 May 2019, lot 8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13689F

To K. M. Lyell   20 November 1881

Summary

Thanks for Life, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart. (K. M. Lyell ed. 1881), but he has already ordered a copy. Can he send the ordered copy to her to give to another, or can he send it on her behalf?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katharine Murray Horner; Katharine Murray Lyell
Date:  20 Nov 1881
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection); sold at Sotheby’s (dealers), 9–10 July 2018, lot 375
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13492F

From the Misses Horner   [17 March 1837 – 28 December 1838]

Summary

“The Botanists” and “The learned Linguists” give thanks for book and assistance.

Author:  Anne Susanna (Susan) Horner; Leonora Horner; Leonora Pertz; Joanna Baillie Horner; Frances Joanna Horner; Frances Joanna Bunbury; Katharine Murray Horner; Katharine Murray Lyell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Mar 1837 – 28 Dec 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 1a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-350
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