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To Emma Darwin   [25 May 1848]

Summary

Anxiety about R. W. Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1179

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  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [25 May 1848] …
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  • … vol.  2, Appendix IV, ‘Darwin’ s notes on marriage’). Emma Darwin referred to CD as her ‘ …
  • … nigger’ as a term of endearment ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 104). …
  • … et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … DAR 210.8: 30 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [25 May 1848] Emma
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

To Emma Darwin   [17 November 1848]

Summary

CD fears he must wear Emma with his unwellness and complaints.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1208

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  • … DAR 210.8: 32 Charles Robert Darwin London, Park St [17 Nov 1848] Emma
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • Darwin’s funeral. Erasmus had already left for Shrewsbury (see Wedgwood and Wedgwood 1980 , p.  249). A note on the verso in Emma’ …

To Emma Darwin   [27–8 May 1848]

Summary

Has been unwell but is improving. His father also very ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [27-8 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1180

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To Emma Darwin   [23 May 1848]

Summary

Family news. Finds Shrewsbury too noisy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1178

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To Emma Darwin   [22 May 1848]

Summary

His health not good.

Has been reading John Evelyn’s Life of Mrs Godolphin, and Mme Sévigné.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [22 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1177

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  • … To Emma Darwin   [22 May 1848] …
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  • … DAR 210.8: 28 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [22 May 1848] Emma
  • Emma Darwin’s diary records that her sisters Elizabeth Wedgwood and Charlotte Langton, and …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … in Down village. William Erasmus Darwin, CD and Emma’s oldest child. The home of Henry …

To Emma Darwin   [20–1 May 1848]

Summary

Reports on his father’s health, and Catherine’s. CD, himself, has been a little sick.

Hensleigh [Wedgwood] thinks he has settled the free-will question – "we have none whatsoever".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [20–1 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1176

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  • … To Emma Darwin   [20–1 May 1848] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … DAR 210.8: 27 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [20–1 May 1848] Emma
  • … This and the next four letters to Emma Darwin were written during CD’s visit to …
  • … III and CD’s niece. Josiah Wedgwood III, Emma Darwin’s brother. Probably Thomas Wedgwood, …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

To John Higgins   6 June [1848]

Summary

Mentions his account; visit to Lincolnshire by his sister [Susan Darwin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  6 June [1848]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1184

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  • … John Higgins, 14 June [1848] . Susan Darwin. See letter to Emma Darwin, [20–1 May 1848] . …

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

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  • … vol.  4, Appendix I). According to Emma Darwin’s diary, William Erasmus Darwin accompanied …

From Catherine Darwin   [13 November 1848]

Summary

Informs CD of the death of their father and the funeral arrangements.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1207

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  • … proceeding to Shrewsbury (see letter to Emma Darwin, [17 November 1848] ). He arrived …

To Maria Hooker   [17 December 1848]

Summary

Returns letters [from her son, J. D. Hooker, in India].

Asks that B. H. Hodgson’s zoological pamphlets be sent to him at Athenaeum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Maria Hooker
Date:  [17 Dec 1848]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1209

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  • … his stay in the city. According to Emma Darwin’s diary, CD went to London on Wednesday, …

To Francis Boott    20 August 1848

Summary

CD will write to A. A. Gould for aid. Thanks for sympathy and assistance about chloroform.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Boott
Date:  20 Aug 1848
Classmark:  James Cummins, Bookseller (website viewed 7 February 2012)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1195

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  • … Chloroform may have been used by Emma Darwin during the birth of Francis Darwin on 16  …

To Josiah Wedgwood III   [July 1848]

Summary

Writes about Emma’s trust account investments and calls due upon them. Sends his record and asks JW to bring it up to date.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [July 1848]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 1019)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1142

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  • … and Erasmus Alvey Darwin were the trustees of the fund set up for Emma on her marriage to …
  • … about Emma’ s property, & will you kindly make it complete. Yours affect. | C.  Darwin

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [12 November 1848]

Summary

Gives details of the illness of R. W. Darwin.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 Nov 1848]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1206

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  • … Robert Waring Darwin, was near death. According to her diary, Emma visited Hartfield, …