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From Fanny Owen    [26 October 1828]

Summary

Woodhouse news, including going to a play.

She has been spending much time painting.

Author:  Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Oct 1828]
Classmark:  AL
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-51

From Fanny Owen   [January 1828]

Summary

Surprised to hear from Sarah [Owen] that CD has decided to become a D.D., not an M.D.

She has been to a ball or a party almost every night.

Author:  Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-37

From Fanny Owen   [late January 1828]

Summary

Tells him the Woodhouse family will set forth for return home.

Reports on activities in Brighton.

Author:  Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Jan 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-38

From Fanny Owen    [9 March 1828]

Summary

Went recently to Tommy Hunt’s festivities before Lloyd Kenyon joined his regiment.

Hopes Caroline and Catherine Darwin will visit in a week.

Author:  Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Mar 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-40

From Fanny Owen   [July? 1828]

Summary

Is eager to know all that goes on at the Forest [Woodhouse], Bliss Castle [Maer], and Darwin Hall [The Mount].

Author:  Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July? 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-44

From Sarah Owen    30 March [1828]

Summary

Caroline and Catherine Darwin were at the Forest a few days last week and Susan Darwin comes the next day. Mentions other relatives, friends, and acquaintances.

Author:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Owen; Sarah Harriet Williams; Sarah Harriet Haliburton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Mar [1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-41

From Sarah Owen   18 February [1828]

Summary

Writes of the last part of their lively stay at Brighton and three days in London.

None of CD’s sisters can come to enliven the "truly awful" tranquillity at the Forest [Woodhouse].

Author:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Owen; Sarah Harriet Williams; Sarah Harriet Haliburton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb [1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-39
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