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To W. E. Darwin   [1 March 1872]

Summary

David Forbes thinks WED’s chalk samples have been penetrated by surface mud.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8216

To W. E. Darwin   22 [March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe a suppressed yawn.

Asks whether scratching a tickling point makes tears come to his eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR A23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8396

To W. E. Darwin   20 [January or February 1871?]

Summary

Asks WED’s help in acquiring expression photographs and engravings.

Wishes to send Langstaff a copy of his book [Expression], in gratitude for his valuable notes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  20 [Jan or Feb] 1871
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8529

To W. E. Darwin   1 July [1874]

Summary

Asks WED to visit Winchester soon and collect Utricularia for him

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  1 July [1874]
Classmark:  Heritage Auctions (dealers) (11 May 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9525F

To W. E. Darwin   24 [July 1874]

Summary

Arrangements for the visit to Southampton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  24 [July 1874]
Classmark:  Michael Silverman (dealer): Catalogue 25 (2006)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9560F

To W. E. Darwin   [2 April 1875]

Summary

About elections to [an unspecified] club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [2 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9910

To W. E. Darwin   [5 April 1875]

Summary

Another message about club elections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [5 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9914

To W. E. Darwin   31 [October 1871]

Summary

Writes about proof-correcting by WED [of Origin, 6th ed.].

Goes to Leith Hill on Friday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  31 [Oct 1871]
Classmark:  Armacost Library, University of Redlands, California
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8038F

To W. E. Darwin   [after 11 November 1871]

Summary

Sends enclosure for Captain Jones.

Comments on essay by E. D. Cope ["On the origin of genera", Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20 (1868): 242–300].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 11 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.502)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8039

To W. E. Darwin   [after 5 November 1871]

Summary

Writes about proof-correcting by WED [of Origin, 6th ed.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 5 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8041

To W. E. Darwin   [November 1871]

Summary

Explains some proof-correcting symbols to be used by WED [on Origin, 6th ed. proofs?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 136
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8042

To W. E. Darwin   3 [November 1871]

Summary

Is sending some proofs for correction by WED [6th ed. of Origin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 [Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8048

To W. E. Darwin   [4 November 1871]

Summary

Thanks WED for a correction [to proofs of Origin, 6th ed.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [4 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8051

To W. E. Darwin   3 January [1872]

Summary

Thanks for letter [8137]. Finds observation at Stonehenge of depth of mould at different parts of slope "most valuable".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Manuscripts MSS DAR 30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8140

To W. E. Darwin   9 January [1872]

Summary

Thanks WED for checking through the proofs of a new [6th] edition of Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  9 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8153

To W. E. Darwin   23 January [1872]

Summary

Discusses earthworm activity observed in old ploughed fields.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  23 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 34)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8174

To W. E. Darwin   26 January [1872]

Summary

Gives information on recent editions of Lyell’s works.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  26 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8183

To W. E. Darwin   11 February [1871]

Summary

Would like precise details about pouting of English children to add to his information about children of savages.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  11 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR 31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8208

To W. E. Darwin   [14–17 May 1864]

Summary

Instructions on measuring pollen of dimorphic plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [14–17 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4479

To W. E. Darwin   3 May [1864]

Summary

Thanks WED for measuring cowslip pollen. Sends dimorphic flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 97: A8, A10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4480
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