skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Darwin C R" in search-correspondent [X]
Darwin, C. R. in correspondent [X]
1860 in date [X]
Innes, J. B. in correspondent [X]
5 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To John Innes   18 July [1860]

Summary

Henrietta’s illness.

CD’s resort to [E. W. Lane’s] water-cure.

Other family news.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  18 July [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2870

To John Innes   6 September [1860]

Summary

Etty [Henrietta Darwin] much improved.

Reference to his "hobby of striped asses".

Sceptical of JBI’s "curious stories" on spirit-tapping: "believe nothing one hears & only half of what one sees".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  6 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2907

To John Innes   11 September [1860]

Summary

Going to sea-side for Etty’s health.

Asks JBI further questions about a striped donkey he had reported to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  11 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2912

To John Innes   26 October [1860]

Summary

Etty has had a relapse. "What the end will be, we know not."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  26 Oct [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2962

To John Innes   28 December [1860]

Summary

News of Etty’s health and of neighbours.

Pleased that JBI likes Origin.

CD never expected to convert people in less than 20 years, though now convinced he is "in the main right". Bishop of Oxford’s review made "splendid fun" of him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  28 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3032
Document type
letter (5)
Author
Addressee
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Innes, J. B.[X]
Date
1860
07 (1)
09 (2)
10 (1)
12 (1)
letter