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To E. A. Darwin   [after 29 July 1871?]

Summary

Asks [EAD] to get signatures as opportunity offers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [after 29 July 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7887

To E. A. Darwin   20 September 1873

Summary

Consults about the wisdom of Frank’s becoming CD’s assistant rather than practising medicine.

Outlines his finances.

[Copy in EAD’s hand.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1873
Classmark:  DAR 105: B1–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9060

To E. A. Darwin   30 June 1864

Summary

Has heard nothing about the Copley Medal. Is grateful for Hugh Falconer’s interest [see 4546].

Supplies details about circumstances of his voyage on the Beagle.

Does not believe that his sea-sickness was the cause of his subsequent ill-health.

Encloses the requested list of publications [see 4550].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  30 June 1864
Classmark:  ML 1: 247–8; DAR 154: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4548A

To E. A. Darwin    21 December 1828

Summary

Has found nice rooms in [Christ’s] College, which he has furnished with some very good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology.

News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. Fanny Owen is as charming as ever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1828
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-53

To E. A. Darwin   [before 1 October 1844]

Summary

Writes about canal shares EAD holds as trustee.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [before 1 Oct 1844]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-678

To E. A. Darwin   12 December 1878

Summary

Informs EAD of Anthony Rich’s proposal to bequeath his property to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  12 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 153: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11789

To E. A. Darwin   7 September [1871]

Summary

Wants to sell some shares held in trust by EAD and Josiah Wedgwood [III].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  7 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13789

To E. A. Darwin   26 [April 1853]

Summary

Writes concerning marriage trust.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  26 [Apr 1853]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 19, 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1380

To Erasmus Alvey Darwin   19 April 1851

Summary

Asks EAD to forward a message of Anne’s improved state to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1851
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1403

To E. A. Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Writes about the death of Anne. Wishes EAD to insert an announcement of the death in the newspapers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1416

To E. A. Darwin   21 June [1862]

Summary

His friend Trenham Reeks [Secretary of Museum of Practical Geology] would give Carlyle information and help. This note will serve as introduction.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 June [1862]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (MS.553: 440 (241))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3617

From E. A. Darwin   10 September [1871]

Summary

Writes to check on stock certificates received.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7931

From E. A. Darwin   12 [September 1871]

Summary

Sees mistake he made on certificates; will make list for future use.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 [Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B78–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7935

From E. A. Darwin   13 September [1871]

Summary

Location of stock certificates.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7939

From E. A. Darwin   [after 13 September 1871]

Summary

Georgina [Tollet?] is eager to see a copy of Chauncey Wright’s pamphlet [Darwinism (1871)].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 13 Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7946

From E. A. Darwin   3 April [1872]

Summary

Encloses a letter from Mr Moran, conveyed by Mr Lawrence.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8270

From E. A. Darwin   20 November [1872]

Summary

Encloses a letter from Lady Bell, which should be burnt when read.

Discusses finances.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B82–3, DAR 160: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8636

From E. A. Darwin   11 December [1872]

Summary

Thinks Mr Salt has not understood about their wills and wants to clarify the matter when he has heard from CD.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B84–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8671

From E. A. Darwin   13 December [1872]

Summary

Hopes to have a visit to discuss proportions to be left to the children under their wills; thinks 5/6 to the boys, 1/6 to the girls who "will have as much as is good for them".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Dec [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B86–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8675

From E. A. Darwin   [10 January 1825]

Summary

Saw a mineral salesman, but he had nothing CD does not already have.

EAD has a piece of petrified sponge and some curious coal that John Price pulled out of his fire.

Griffith’s Animal kingdom [Georges Cuvier, The animal kingdom … with additional descriptions of species by Edward Griffith (1827–35)] just being published. He is sure CD would like it.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9
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