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To Leopold Würtenberger   15 January 1879

Summary

Is sorry that LW’s circumstances interfere with his scientific work. Does not think any English scientific society can help.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leopold Würtenberger
Date:  15 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Helmut Würtenberger (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11829F

To Leopold Würtenberger   6 March 1880

Summary

Thanks for LW’s work [Studien über die Stammesgeschichte der Ammoniten (1880)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leopold Würtenberger
Date:  6 Mar 1880
Classmark:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Bibliothek, Zürich (Würtenberger Nachlass Hs 709: 9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12519

To Leopold Würtenberger   5 August 1881

Summary

CD does not lend money, but he encloses a cheque as a present.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leopold Würtenberger
Date:  5 Aug 1881
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.595)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13275

From Leopold Würtenberger   10 January 1879

Summary

Asks about possibility of securing grant in England in order to complete work on ammonites. Describes progress. Could CD recommend him to a foundation? Describes personal background.

Author:  Leopold Würtenberger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 181: 184
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11825

From Leopold Würtenberger   29 January 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for gift to support his research.

Author:  Leopold Würtenberger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 181: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11850

From Leopold Würtenberger   7 February 1879

Summary

£100 has arrived and LW will set to work.

Author:  Leopold Würtenberger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 181: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11863

From Leopold Würtenberger   26 July 1881

Summary

Has not been able to win a position that would allow him to conduct research. Seeks technical job instead. Asks for loan to tide himself over probationary period.

Author:  Leopold Würtenberger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 181: 187
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13253

From Leopold Würtenberger   3 August 1881

Summary

Repeats request for loan in order to spend probationary training period in chemical factory.

Author:  Leopold Würtenberger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 181: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13270
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