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From G. H. Darwin   23 January 1882

Summary

Encloses letter from R. S. Ball [missing], who has placed reliance on Samuel Haughton’s wild speculations.

Has heard that J. Challis’ health is worse.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13640

From George Howard Darwin   [28 November 1856]

Summary

Letter from school with instructions where to put away his belongings at home.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Nov 1856]
Classmark:  DAR 251: 2222
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2003F

From George Howard Darwin   [12 June 1862]

Summary

Leonard Darwin has scarlet fever so GHD has said he should be sent home and has asked E. A. Williams to call at Down.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 June 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3598F

From G. H. Darwin   [after 5 August 1862]

Summary

Describes insects caught while visiting Lythrum.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 5 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 90.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3671

From George Howard Darwin   [before 11 May 1863]

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Summary

Notes, calculations, and diagrams on phyllotaxy.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 May 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 51: 6–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3887

From G. H. Darwin   [9–15 June 1863]

Summary

Discusses some angles [relating to phyllotaxy].

The forthcoming school holidays.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9–15 June 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4209

From G. H. Darwin   [after 6 April 1864?]

Summary

Calculates the relationship between grains and milligrams; asks his mother for a fruit tart and twelve napkins.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 6 Apr 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4453F

From G. H. Darwin   [3 June 1867]

Summary

Has asked a classics scholar about a word for Pangenesis. He suggests "atomogenesis".

Is getting in rather a fright about the coming exams.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 June 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5561

From G. H. Darwin   [27] March [1868]

Summary

Discusses law versus engineering and business as a career.

Supposes ARW will have "squashed" GHD’s criticisms of his notes on sterility.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27] Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6047

From G. H. Darwin   8 December 1868

Summary

Sends news of his and Frank’s doings at Cambridge.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1868
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6495

From G. H. Darwin   6 February 1869

Summary

Has inquired about magnetic storms. Any effect that could be produced by the sun’s energy in retarding the cooling of the earth would be utterly insignificant.

Tells of his visit to Eton.

Is uncertain about next steps to take for a legal career.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6604

From G. H. Darwin   14 February 1869

Summary

Explains the point about gravitation and heat that CD does not understand in J. Croll’s letter [6218?].

Cambridge news.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6614

From G. H. Darwin   [23 February 1869]

Summary

Encloses a letter [from J. Croll?].

Has been unable to find a paper CD wanted.

Is leaving shortly for Paris.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Feb 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6636

From G. H. Darwin   [c. 17 July 1871]

Summary

Gives CD some information on wills.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 17 July 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6765

From G. H. Darwin   [18 October 1869]

Summary

Asks for some money for his fees.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Oct 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6963

From G. H. Darwin   [20 April 1870]

Summary

Is leaving tonight for Genoa;

sends a French paper [not identified].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7046

From George Howard Darwin   [1 February 1870 or earlier]

Summary

Discusses buying a horse [for CD].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Feb 1870 or earlier]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7090

From G. H. Darwin   [3 February 1870 or earlier]

Summary

Conveys some information on a quiet horse which CD may be able to purchase from a riding school.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 Feb 1870 or earlier]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7091

From G. H. Darwin   [4 February 1870]

Summary

Believes he has found a quiet cob suitable for CD. Encloses a letter for CD to sign and send to the owner if he approves the idea.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Feb 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7096

From G. H. Darwin   [2 December 1869]

Summary

Discusses some calculations which he is doing for CD on the ratios of red and brown colouring in some animals.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 Dec 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7158
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