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From Francis Wedgwood to Emma Darwin   [before 4 January 1871]

Summary

Will observe old furrowed fields for CD in the early spring. Suggests locations in Scotland and Rugby with ridge and furrowing in old pastures.

Author:  Francis (Frank) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [before 4 Jan 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7426

From Emma Darwin to Roland Trimen   [22 August 1871]

Summary

CD is very unwell; will be unable to see RT.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Roland Trimen
Date:  [22 Aug 1871]
Classmark:  Royal Entomological Society (Trimen papers, box 21: 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7916

From Robert Wedgwood to Emma Darwin   3 February [1871]

Summary

Information [for CD] on old, sloping, ridged fields.

Author:  Robert Wedgwood
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  3 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8198

From Robert Wedgwood to Emma Darwin   9 February [1871]

Summary

Encloses letters from two owners [W. Corbett and C. Randell] of large farms concerning fields with ridges and furrows in the direction of the slope. All local men agree the ridges do not change shape.

Author:  Robert Wedgwood
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  9 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 66, 67, DAR 161: 226
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8205

From Emma Darwin to V. L. Isitt   [before 17 September 1871]

Summary

Feels it unlikely that CD could employ a secretary but he is prepared to experiment if Miss I. would care to come to Down for a period.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Virginia Lavinia Isitt
Date:  [before 17 Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7410

From Emma Darwin to F. P. Cobbe   [25 February 1871]

Summary

Discusses CD’s and her own views on ‘moral sense’.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  [25 Feb 1871]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 390)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7516F

From H. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [March 1871]

Summary

Possible quotations about shame for CD.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [Mar 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605G

From Emma Darwin to F. P. Cobbe   [7 April 1871]

Summary

CD is reading the Theological Review (Cobbe 1871) with the greatest interest and attention.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  [7 Apr 1871]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 388)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7666F

From Emma Darwin to F. P. Cobbe   [14 April 1871]

Summary

Thanks for FPC’s book (presumablyAlone to the alone: prayers for theists (Cobbe ed. 1871)).

CD much interested in article ‘Darwinism in morals’ in the Theological Review (Cobbe 1871).

CDs and FPC’s views on moral sense in hive bees, and an article in the Pall Mal Gazette ([Morley] 1871b).

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  [14 Apr 1871]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 389)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7684F

From E. M. Bonham-Carter to Emma Darwin?   [2–5 June 1871]

Summary

Further observations on expression of her dog.

Author:  Bonham-Carter, E. M.
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [2-5 June 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 243
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7786

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   15 September 1871

Summary

His mother very ill.

Mrs Hooker back from Bavaria.

Hopes marriage [of Henrietta] went well. Is accused of saying he would rather go to two burials than one marriage.

Has heard from Huxley who is threatening to "thin out" Mivart. Huxley is reading Francisco Suarez and finds Mivart misquotes or misunderstands him.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  15 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 103: 83–84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7945

From Charles and Emma Darwin to F. J. Wedgwood   [March 1871?]

Summary

A draft letter [but sent in the original state by Emma Darwin]. Approves of FJW’s notice of his views.

CD has slightly revised parts in view of both approving and disapproving critics, but still remains convinced about his fundamental notions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
Date:  [Mar 1871?]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 57–31570)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8127

From H. E. Litchfield to Charles and Emma Darwin   [5 November 1871]

Summary

Describes the wedding party given for herself and Richard Buckley Litchfield at the Working Men’s College in London.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [5 Nov 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 245: 2, 9, 252
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8053F
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