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From Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood   [24 April 1851]

Summary

Tells CD how Anne’s death is affecting Emma. Hopes he may soon return.

Author:  Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1415

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 Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Is glad he returned home to be with Emma, and is grateful to Fanny for following Anne to the grave.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1417

From E. A. Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Feels deeply for them at their "impossible loss" [of Anne].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1418

From Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   25 April [1851]

Summary

Tells of the burial of Anne.

Author:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Apr [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1419

From Susan Elizabeth Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Commiseration on the death of Anne.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1420

To Elizabeth Mary Thorley   26 April [1851]

Summary

Expresses gratitude to Mrs T’s daughter for devotion to his daughter in final illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth Mary Thorley
Date:  26 Apr [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1422

From Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   28 [April 1851]

Summary

Thoughts after the death of Anne.

Author:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 [Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1424

To W. D. Fox   29 April [1851]

Summary

His favourite child, Anne, has unexpectedly died.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  29 Apr [1851]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 79)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1425

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 Frances Mackintosh Wedgwood   [21 April 1851]

Summary

Asks FW to come over to feel his daughter’s pulse.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1407

To Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   [24 April 1851]

Summary

Arrangements for leaving Malvern after death of Anne.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1413

From Joseph Dalton Hooker   [c. April 1851]

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Summary

Wants catalogue of small islands that contain peculiar plants. Thinks complete floras of islands in various stages of depression [subsidence] would provide good data.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1382

To Johannes Japetus Smith Steenstrup   3 April 1851

Summary

Fossil cirripedes specimens being returned. Will send a copy of monograph [Fossil Cirripedia]. Discusses work on recent cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  3 Apr 1851
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1397

To Wilhelm Bernhard Rudolph Hadrian Dunker   5 April [1851]

Summary

Returns fossil cirripede specimens to WD, Friedrich Adolph Roemer, R. A. Philippi, and F. C. L. Koch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Wilhelm Bernhard Rudolph Hadrian Wilhelm (Wilhelm) Dunker
Date:  5 Apr [1851]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1398

From Emma Darwin   [24 April 1851]

Summary

Her reactions to Anne’s death; hopes CD may soon return.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1414

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [25? April 1851]

Summary

Commiseration on the death of Anne.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25? Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1421

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [27 April 1851]

Summary

Thoughts on the death of Anne.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1423

From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

Is hopeful about Anne after receiving an encouraging message.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1404

From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

Gives her reactions to CD’s reports on Anne’s health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1405
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