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To [G. H. Darwin]   [12 July 1879?]

Summary

Reginald Darwin’s pleasure at receiving some old family information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [12 July 1879?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12022

To G. H. Darwin   3 May [1879]

Summary

Asks GHD to look in Cambridge University Library for Monthly Magazine articles containing a malicious calumny concerning Dr [Erasmus] D[arwin] [see Erasmus Darwin, pp. 65–70].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  3 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12028

To G. H. Darwin   5 May [1879]

Summary

Asks GHD to look for a life of Sir Henry Rayburn [Raeburn] "who is spoken of as famous and who painted Charles Darwin [1758–1778] when dead". Asks why he painted the corpse.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  5 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12033

To G. H. Darwin   7 May [1879]

Summary

A big book arrived for GHD before CD left Down. Hopes it is Thomson and Tait [Treatise on natural philosophy, 2 vols., 2d ed. (1869)]. It shows what they think of GHD.

Thinks it grand if GHD has made a correction about "such an old sinner as the Sun" and hopes his arithmetic on his old subject will turn out right.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  7 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12036

To G. H. Darwin   [11 May 1879]

Summary

CD is particularly obliged for the copy of Maria Edgeworth’s letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [11 May 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12049

To G. H. Darwin   15 May [1879]

Summary

Sends some queries connected with his writing of the biographical preface to Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  15 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12054

To G. H. Darwin   31 May [1879]

Summary

Sends a letter [missing] on the chance that GHD might give the writer information about tides.

Rejoices at GHD’s friendship with Sir W. Thomson and grand vein of research he has struck on.

First draft of life of Dr [Erasmus] D[arwin] is nearly finished.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  31 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12073

To G. H. Darwin   25 June [1879]

Summary

Comments in jocular vein on GHD’s "Darwin discoveries" about their ancestors.

Emma says CD needs a change and rest.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  25 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12119

To G. H. Darwin   7 [July 1879]

Summary

Francis wants a copy of a book on "Shakespeare’s merry tales" to present to a friend in Würzburg.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  7 [July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12135

To G. H. Darwin   8 [July 1879]

Summary

Inquires concerning a possibility of searching old deeds about the Darwin family history.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  8 [July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12137

To G. H. Darwin   12 July 1879

Summary

CD thinks nothing had better be done about the deeds at present.

Henrietta thinks Erasmus Darwin almost too dull to publish.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  12 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12149

To G. H. Darwin   [31 July 1879]

Summary

Asks GHD to send name and address of tailor from whom he got the [LL.D.] gown to W. B. Richmond.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [31 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12206

To G. H. Darwin   29 January [1880]

Summary

Sorry to hear of his illness.

On his visit to J. F. McLennan, GHD might tell him that CD thinks A. R. Wallace would work up McLennan’s materials conscientiously.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  29 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12441

To G. H. Darwin   21 [February 1880]

Summary

Nature [21 (1880): 382] has an item about tremors and earth movements in Japan.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  21 [Feb 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12496

To G. H. Darwin   5 March [1880]

Summary

The Colonel [J. L. Chester] is pleased [see 12509].

Jos[iah Wedgwood III] is dying.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  5 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12514

To G. H. Darwin   30 May [1880]

Summary

Discusses GHD’s genealogical researches

and his health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  30 May [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12619

To G. H. Darwin   11 June [1880?]

Summary

Some essays have arrived for GHD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  11 June [1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12628

To G. H. Darwin   28 July [1880]

Summary

Advises GHD on what to write if he is asked for a reference for Alfred Wrigley.

Thanks GHD for information about trypsin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  28 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12669

To G. H. Darwin   23 [August 1880]

Summary

Asks GHD to decipher a letter [in German] he has received with a book: The Bible in science.

Enjoyed his stay in Cambridge extremely.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  23 [Aug 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12697

To G. H. Darwin   [before 9 October 1880]

Summary

Discusses how fruits of lime-trees arranged themselves in a ripple-like way on a flooded walk.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [before 9 Oct 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12746
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