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To Edward Adolphus Seymour Seymour   May 1851

Summary

Testimonial on behalf of J. D. Hooker, addressed to Lord Seymour as Chief Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Woods and Forests, signed by CD and many other scientists.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Adolphus Seymour Seymour, 12th duke of Somerset
Date:  May 1851
Classmark:  Julian Browning (Catalogue 10, ‘Historical Manuscripts and Documents’)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1425F

To Hensleigh and Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   1 May [1851]

Summary

Thanks HW for the trouble he has taken; sends a cheque [to cover expenses of Anne’s funeral?]. Emma Darwin adds a note to FMW.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hensleigh Wedgwood; Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Date:  1 May [1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1426

To J. S. Bowerbank   7 July [1851]

Summary

Asks to borrow woodcut from Palaeontographical Society for use in Living Cirripedia, vol. 1.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank; Palaeontographical Society
Date:  7 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1441

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

To Emma Darwin   [20 April 1851]

Summary

Reports on Anne’s health throughout the night and from 8 a.m. through to 4.30 p.m.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [20 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1406

To Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

Summary

Further reports on Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1408

To Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

Summary

An evening report on Annie Darwin’s somewhat improved condition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1408A

From Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

Summary

Discusses Anne’s sickness and her hope.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1409

From Emma Darwin   [22–3 April 1851]

Summary

Thanks CD for his Monday notes about Anne, which are much better than previous ones.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22–3 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1410

From Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

Summary

Tells of the hopes raised by CD’s letter of Monday regarding Anne’s health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1411

To Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

Summary

Tells of Anne’s death.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1412

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

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   4 March [1851]

Summary

Asks EL to request the Council [of the Ray Society] to permit him to have nine plates [for vol. 1 of Living Cirripedia] instead of eight (of which two were to be in colour) and a tenth plate if he pays for it himself.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  4 Mar [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1395

To Emma Darwin   [17 April 1851]

Summary

Reports the state of Anne Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1399

To Emma Darwin   [18 April 1851]

Summary

Reports on Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1400

To Emma Darwin   [18 April 1851]

Summary

Reports on Anne’s condition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1401

To Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

Detailed account of progress of Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1402
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