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To Josiah Wedgwood III   [20? August 1847]

Summary

Discusses the buying and selling of certain railway shares.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [20? Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1042

To J. D. Hooker   [4 August 1847]

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Summary

Wants to go over remainder of species sketch when he sees JDH.

Urges JDH to go to Scotland.

Pleased JDH works on geographical distribution of Van Diemen’s Land flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [4 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1105

To J. D. Hooker   [12 August 1847]

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Planning a visit to Kew. Wishes to meet H. C. Watson.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1106

To Bernhard Studer   13 August [1847]

Summary

Invites BS to visit Down. Advises him to call on Daniel Sharpe. Suggests he see the work of the Ordnance Survey in Wales.

Offers to lend him Murchison’s The Silurian system [3 vols. (1839)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bernhard Studer
Date:  13 Aug [1847]
Classmark:  Burgerbibliothek Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1107

To J. F. Royle   14 August [1847]

Summary

CD thanks JFR for remembering about the work he wanted to borrow [Trans. Agric. & Hortic. Soc. India].

Does JFR have Ambrose Blacklock, Treatise on sheep [1838]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Forbes Royle
Date:  14 Aug [1847]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 401
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1108

To Josiah Wedgwood III   14 August [1847]

Summary

Sends a letter for JW to forward to Charles Stokes concerning the purchase of Leeds and Bradford railway shares for Emma Darwin’s trust fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  14 Aug [1847]
Classmark:  Alan Wedgwood (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1108F

To J. D. Hooker   [18 August 1847]

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Will visit JDH on Friday. Coming by phaeton to save five changes of conveyance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1110

To Henry Thomas De la Beche   19 August [1847]

Summary

Bernhard Studer has been at Down. Studer will not be able to join HDelaB’s Ordnance Survey working party.

CD is glad to hear about very old rocks under Silurians. "There is something grand and mysterious at these depths."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Thomas De la Beche
Date:  19 Aug [1847]
Classmark:  National Museum of Wales, Department of Natural Sciences (De la Beche)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1111

To Josiah Wedgwood III   [22 August? 1847]

Summary

Writes concerning Charles Stokes’s purchase of stock in the Leeds and Bradford Guaranteed Railway.

Is glad that JW III is settled for life at Leith Hill Place.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [22 Aug? 1847]
Classmark:  Alan Wedgwood (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1111F
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