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To Edward Cresy   29 January [1868]

Summary

Thanks for note about George Darwin’s gaining Second Wrangler.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  29 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 326
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5813

To Edward Cresy   [before May 1848?]

Summary

Agrees that naval expeditions to the Arctic are a waste of money. Believes Sir J. Barrow responsible. "Dr [Richard?] King is quite right in the advantage of Land Expeditions".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [before May 1848?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 304
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-805

To Edward Cresy   [May 1848]

Summary

May go to Paris next summer about barnacles.

Unable to appreciate second volume of Alexander von Humboldt’s Cosmos [1848].

Recommends review by Sir John Herschel [Edinburgh Rev. 87 (1848): 170–229].

Recommends book by Mary Somerville [Physical geography (1848)].

Mentions article [on species] by M. E. Chevreul [Ann. Sci. Nat. (Bot.) 3d ser. 6 (1846): 142–214].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [May? 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1171

To Edward Cresy   [5 or 12 July 1848]

Summary

Has written to William Buckland, recommending EC for position.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [5 or 12] July 1848
Classmark:  DAR 143: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1188

To Edward Cresy   [15 July 1848]

Summary

Encloses note from William Buckland [1190], stating that no appointment of surveyor is to be made. Thinks further recommendation would be unwise, but will write to Sir Henry De la Beche and [Robert?] Hutton if EC wishes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [15 July 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1191

To Edward Cresy   [20 July 1848]

Summary

Will speak to Richard Owen, Henry De la Beche, and Robert Hutton concerning appointment for EC.

Leaving for sea-side on Saturday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [20 July 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 308
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1192

To Edward Cresy   [24 June 1849]

Summary

Declines to canvass for Richard King.

Water-cure has benefited health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [24 June 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1238

To Edward Cresy   26 [December 1843 – April 1846 or September 1855 – October 1860?]

Summary

Says Hooker does not want plant.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  26 [Dec 1843 - Apr 1846 or Sept 1855 - Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 311
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13787

To Edward Cresy   8 January [1862 or 1868]

Summary

Obliged for the Theophrastus. Will return it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  8 Jan [1862 or 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13788

To Edward Cresy   [before May 1848?]

Summary

Obliged for account of change in quality of wool. "Some authors will not admit that climate has any perceptible action."

Hopes his health is re-established.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [before May 1848?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 303
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1545

To Edward Cresy   29 April [1853]

Summary

Discusses installation of watering system. Sent question to Gardeners’ Chronicle but, through EC’s kindness, superfluously.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  29 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1677

To Edward Cresy   15 May [1853]

Summary

Apologises for the trouble he has given EC. CD has given up the siphon plan and intends to make only an ordinary tank with a pump.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  15 May [1853]
Classmark:  R. M. Smythe (dealer) (March 2002)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1682

To Edward Cresy   [12 November 1860]

Summary

Thanks for information about the weight of water.

Describes experiments on Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [12 Nov 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2620

To Edward Cresy   15 January [1860]

Summary

P. T. A. Talandier wants to translate Origin into French. Talandier gave Louis Blanc as a referee. Could Mrs Cresy, who knows Blanc, find out what he thinks of Talandier?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  15 Jan [1860]
Classmark:  Private collection
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2652

To Edward Cresy   20 January [1860]

Summary

Thanks EC for help in finding French translator [for Origin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  20 Jan [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2657

To Edward Cresy   25 August [1860]

Summary

Invites EC to visit. Wants to discuss education of his sons.

Daughter [Henrietta] has been very ill for 15 weeks.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  25 Aug [1860]
Classmark:  Private collection
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2899

To Edward Cresy   [19 October 1860]

Summary

Obliged for note of 16th.

Failed to enclose letter from Hofmann.

Will be glad to read A. S. Taylor’s work [On poisons in relation to medical jurisprudence and medicine, 2d ed. (1859)].

Daughter Henrietta still weak.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [19 Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2933

To Edward Cresy   14 October [1860]

Summary

Discusses letter from A. W. v. Hofmann concerning solution of iodine in water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  14 Oct [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 314
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2950

To Edward Cresy   2 November [1860]

Summary

Thanks for pamphlet by A. S. Taylor.

"… we have had a terrible week with my poor girl [Henrietta] on the point of death".

Discusses experiments involving placing solutions of ammonia and other substances on leaves of plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  2 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2973

To Edward Cresy   2 November [1860]

Summary

Discusses pamphlet by A. S. Taylor

and note by A. W. v. Hofmann concerning iodine solution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  2 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2974
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