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From Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin   30 June 1879

Summary

Last night had tremendous thunderstorm. Will ask Goebel about proshelismus. Describes experiments on beans. Please send Bessy’s address. Has got to know nice Englishman named Purdy and his wife. Bathes nearly every night with the Finlander.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  30 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12128F

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin   30 June 1879 …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Darwin, Francis Wedgwood, Emma
  • … DAR 274.1: 49 Francis Darwin 30 June 1879 Emma
  • … Darwin visited Norway in August 1866 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). The American has not …
  • … they returned to Down on 18 July 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Villars-sur-Ollon …

From G. H. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [30 April 1879]

Summary

Sends some papers on Erasmus Darwin for CD.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [30 April 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12102

Matches: 5 hits

From Emma Darwin to M. C. Stanley   12 November [1879]

Summary

ED asks MCS (Lady Derby) if Lord Derby would consider signing petitions from Mr Olmsted.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Catherine Stanley, countess of Derby
Date:  12 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Central Library (920 DER (15) 43/9/23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12314F

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Stanley, M. C. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to M. C. Stanley   12 November [1879] …
  • … you in any degree— Believe me | my dear Lady Derby | very truly yours | Emma Darwin
  • … 920 DER (15) 43/9/23) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin 12 Nov [1879] Mary Catherine Stanley, …
  • … thing is not done. ’ Stanley’s letter to Emma Darwin, 13 November 1879, is in the Library …
  • … and Correspondence vol. 11, letter from Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker, 26 December [1863] ). …
  • Darwin, [9 November 1879] and enclosure). Olmsted had served as head of the US Sanitary Commission during the American Civil War and had created a relief system to distribute medicine and clothing to the Union army ( ANB ). CD and Emma

From Emma Darwin to Nicolai Mengden   8 April 1879

Summary

Answers NAvM’s letter for CD. CD considers evolution is quite consistent with belief in God, but NvM must remember people mean different things by God.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Nicolai Mengden, Baron von Mengden
Date:  8 Apr 1879
Classmark:  Dr Mirko Majer (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11981

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Mengden, Nicolai …
  • … From Emma Darwin to Nicolai Mengden   8 April 1879 …
  • … private collection) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 8 Apr 1879 Nicolai Mengden, Baron von …

To H. E. Litchfield   11 [December 1879]

Summary

Sends M. Guthrie’s book [On Mr Spencer’s formula of evolution (1879)], although HEL may not care to read it having seen Moulton’s letter [12350].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  11 [Dec 1879]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (28 March 1983)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12353

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 [Dec 1879] Henrietta Emma Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … Mrs Billing has not been identified. CD and Emma Darwin had stayed with Henrietta Emma and …
  • … London from 3 to 8 December 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). In the Darwin family, ‘ …

From Emma Nixon   10 December 1879

Summary

Thanks for Erasmus Darwin.

Violetta Darwin is near death.

Author:  Emma Gisborne; Emma Nixon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 189–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12348

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Gisborne, Emma Nixon, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … DAR 99: 189–90 Emma Gisborne/Emma Nixon Derby 10 Dec 1879 Charles Robert Darwin
  • Darwin is sinking   Tapping has given great relief—but her days on Earth cannot now be many— She is most patient & resigned to the Will of her Heavenly Father. I hope your health does not suffer from our present most severe weather? Again thanking you for your kind remembrance of me, and with kind regards | Believe me | Yours sincerely | Emma

To the Darwin children   21 February 1879

Summary

Circular about the distribution of the overplus of his income and advice on investment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  21 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11896

Matches: 3 hits

  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …
  • … CD’s daughters were Henrietta Emma Litchfield and Elizabeth Darwin ; his sons were William …

From G. H. Darwin   10 July 1879

Summary

Has written to Col. J. L. Chester [genealogist] to ask whether he would like to see the deeds [for Darwin genealogy, see Emma Darwin 2: 237].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12145

Matches: 2 hits

  • … ask whether he would like to see the deeds [for Darwin genealogy, see Emma Darwin 2: 237]. …
  • … they returned to Down on 18 July 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). George refers to …

To G. H. Darwin   7 May [1879]

Summary

A big book arrived for GHD before CD left Down. Hopes it is Thomson and Tait [Treatise on natural philosophy, 2 vols., 2d ed. (1869)]. It shows what they think of GHD.

Thinks it grand if GHD has made a correction about "such an old sinner as the Sun" and hopes his arithmetic on his old subject will turn out right.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  7 May [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12036

Matches: 5 hits

  • … 8 to 21 May 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • … them up ( ibid. , p. 88 n. ). CD and Emma Darwin had arrived in Heene, Worthing, on 6 May …
  • … Rich ; they had lunch with him on 7 May (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Rich proposed to …
  • … William Erasmus Darwin , on 8 May 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Erasmus Darwin had …
  • … the sun (see letter from G.  H.  Darwin, 5 May 1879 ). CD and Emma stayed at Bassett from …

From J. R. Atkin   7 August [1879]

Summary

Thanks for present and letter.

Wishes a good trip to the lakes and sends love to family members.

Author:  James Richard (Dick) Atkin, Baron Atkin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Aug [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 159: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12185

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Bernard Darwin , was Atkin’s cousin. Emma Darwin , Elizabeth Darwin , and Francis Darwin . …
  • … at Coniston from 2 to 27 August 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). The letter to Atkin …

To Francis Darwin   2 July [1879]

Summary

FD’s experiment shows that caustic does not interfere with the bending of radicles. Believes that the apex is a kind of brain for certain movements, being specialised to receive certain irritations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  2 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12132

Matches: 3 hits

  • … between this letter and the letter from Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin, 30 June 1879 . …
  • … See letter from Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin, 30 June 1879 and n. 4. CD and Francis had …
  • Darwin, [before 26 June 1879] and n. 3). The results Francis described in his letter to Emma

From Francis Darwin   [6 July 1879]

Summary

Describes bean experiments. Will tell Emma Darwin to tell Elizabeth Darwin that he has written to the Riffel.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12296F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Describes bean experiments. Will tell Emma Darwin to tell Elizabeth Darwin that he has …
  • … hotel around 10 July 1879 (letter from Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin, [10 July 1879] (DAR …

From E. A. Wheler   17 April 1879

Summary

Relates more family history and anecdotes concerning Dr Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Elizabeth Anne Galton; Elizabeth Anne Wheler
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.14: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12000

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Elizabeth Darwin : Frances Anne Violetta Darwin , Emma Georgiana Elizabeth Darwin , and …
  • … from this paragraph in Erasmus Darwin , pp. 69–70. Emma Sophia Galton was Elizabeth Anne …
  • Emma Nixon’s letter has not been found; Wheler later asked for it to be returned (see letter from E. A. Wheler, 18 April 1879 ). Millicent Pole married John Gisborne in 1792; she was the daughter of Elizabeth Pole , who later became Erasmus Darwin’ …
  • Emma about this, & she perfectly remembers my mother telling us this, & yesterday, on looking into Baroness de Bunsen’s memoirs, which we have just received, in page 68 she mentions M rs . Fielding consulting D r . D for her Daughter, & in page 38 she mentions paying a call at the Priory & being so struck with the beauty of the three Miss Darwins. …

From Anthony Rich   30 May 1879

Summary

Speaks of the delight of having met CD.

Hopes William Darwin may be able to visit Worthing.

Author:  Anthony Rich
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.12: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12070

Matches: 3 hits

  • … superiority’ about Rich (letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. Litchfield, [7 May 1879] (DAR …
  • … 7 May in Worthing in order to visit Rich (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). William Erasmus …
  • … the first time on 6 May and both CD and Emma Darwin had lunch with him on 7 May; Emma was …

From G. H. Darwin   [30 November 1879]

Summary

Erasmus thinks CD should give a copy of Erasmus Darwin to Henry Parker.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12240

Matches: 2 hits

  • … s house in London on Wednesday, 3 December 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • … from CD to Parker has been found. CD and Emma Darwin went to stay at Erasmus Alvey Darwin’ …

To Francis Darwin   12 July [1879]

Summary

Notes observations on sensitivity and movement of radicles.

Has finished chapter [of Movement in plants] on sleeping plants and is now looking over heliotropism notes.

Is perplexed by Erasmus Darwin; Erasmus [A. Darwin] likes it, but Henrietta thinks it much too long.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  12 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12152

Matches: 3 hits

  • … District from 2 to 27 August 1879 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). CD jokingly alludes to …
  • … Erasmus Alvey Darwin , and Emma Darwin . The Darwins stayed at …
  • … CD’s biographical sketch for Erasmus Darwin ; among them were Henrietta Emma Litchfield , …

From T. H. Farrer   12 October 1879

Summary

Gives up his wish to keep secret the engagement of his daughter to Horace Darwin.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 164: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12253

Matches: 3 hits

  • … 242), letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. Litchfield, [29 September 1879] (DAR 219.9: 211)). …
  • … couple were not to meet (letter from Emma Darwin to Sara Darwin, [1 July 1879] (DAR 219.1: …
  • … Down House, EH 88207899)). Ida had visited Down from 2 October (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR …

To J. D. Hooker   1 December [1879]

Summary

Movement of cotton plant cotyledons.

Thanks JDH for his praise of Erasmus Darwin.

Delighted that JDH is thinking about geographical distribution, wishes he would go over the New Zealand flora again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 193–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12338

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Hooker, 8 [July 1856] and n. 3). CD and Emma Darwin stayed at 4 Bryanston Street, London, …
  • … from 8 to 11 December (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • Emma Litchfield, from 3 to 8 December 1879, and at 6 Queen Anne Street, the home of CD’s brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin, …

To Ernst Haeckel   [4 September 1879]

Summary

Confirms details of EH’s visit to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  [4 Sept 1879]
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1: 1–52/49b [A 47730])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12218F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … at Down House from 5 to 6 September 1879 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). See letter from …

To George Sleigh   [before 26 September 1879]

Summary

Asks correspondent to consider taking a position as his gardener.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sleigh
Date:  [before 26 Sept 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12282

Matches: 2 hits

  • … is mentioned in several letters from Emma Darwin to Henrietta Emma Litchfield in September …
  • … the new head gardener (letter from Emma Darwin to Elizabeth Darwin, [26 September 1879] ( …
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