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To W. M. Hacon   8 November [1879]

Summary

Discusses the marriage-settlement for Horace and Ida.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Date:  8 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12301

From W. M. Hacon   28 August 1879

Summary

Requests a letter of introduction to Prof. Jowett for his son, who is entering Balliol College.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Aug 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12203

From W. M. Hacon   13 October 1879

Summary

How to bargain on Horace Darwin’s marriage-settlement: Francis received £5000; Horace could receive more as an inducement for the Farrers to increase Ida’s dowry.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12256

From W. M. Hacon   4 November 1879

Summary

WMH will negotiate with William Farrer on Horace’s marriage-settlement. Will attempt to make the settlement £5000, the same as Francis received.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12294

From W. M. Hacon   7 November 1879

Summary

Reports bargaining with William Farrer on Horace’s marriage-settlement.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12299

From W. M. Hacon   10 November 1879

Summary

Negotiations on Horace’s marriage-settlement.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12307

From W. M. Hacon   31 December 1879

Summary

WMH’s agent is coming to Down for CD to sign transfer of £5000 North Eastern Railway stocks. Horace is coming to his office to execute the marriage-settlement.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12378

From W. M. Hacon   22 May 1879

Summary

Has searched to no avail for 17th- and 18th-century wills to learn how Elston Hall was acquired by Robert Darwin rather than by William Darwin, even though Robert was the younger son.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12059
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