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From Emma Darwin to G. H. Darwin   [14 October 1881]

Summary

Arrangements for the disposal of the contents of Erasmus Alvey Darwin’s house at 6 Queen Anne Street, London.

The text on EAD’s gravestone.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [14 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.3: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13400F

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  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, G. H. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to G. H. Darwin   [14 October 1881] …
  • … DAR 210.3: 24 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [14 Oct 1881] George Howard Darwin …

From L. M. Forster to H. E. Litchfield   [11 June 1881]

Summary

On flowers bending towards light reflected in a mirror.

Author:  Laura Mary Forster
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [11 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12960

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  • … Forster, L. M. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 164: 158 Laura Mary Forster unstated [11 June 1881] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin

To the Darwin children   20 December 1881

Summary

Has promised to pay Hooker about £250 annually "for the formation of a perfect MS catalogue of all known plants [Index Kewensis]".

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:  20 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR (CD library—Index Kewensis tom. 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13570

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  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …

To the Darwin children   3 January 1881

Summary

About the distribution of [surplus income] funds among the children.

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:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12972

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  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …

To the Darwin children   16 September 1881

Summary

A circular letter on the distribution of his money at death and the division ofErasmus’ estate.

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:  16 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13340

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  • … George Howard Darwin Horace Darwin Leonard Darwin William Erasmus Darwin Henrietta Emma
  • Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …

To H. E. Litchfield   4 January 1881

Summary

Seeks R. B. Litchfield’s advice about publishing a translation of a letter and article by E. Krause [answering Samuel Butler’s Unconscious memory].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  4 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 153: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12978

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  • … 89 Charles Robert Darwin Down 4 Jan 1881 Henrietta Emma Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield …

From R. B. and H. E. Litchfield   5 January [1881]

Summary

The Litchfields and George Darwin think care should be taken that E. Krause’s reply to S. Butler’s Unconscious memory does not appear to be instigated by CD. Suggest it be sent to Popular Science Review, not Athenæum.

Author:  Richard Buckley Litchfield; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 92: B88–90, B106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12979

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  • … DAR 92: B88–90, B106 Richard Buckley Litchfield Henrietta Emma Darwin/ …
  • … Henrietta Emma Litchfield London, Bryanston St, 4 5 Jan [1881] Charles Robert Darwin

From Alphonse de Candolle   9 July 1881

Summary

AdeC thinks Monographiae phanerogamarum may be of some use to CD for the most nearly correct names to adopt.

Author:  Alphonse de Candolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 161: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13239

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  • … prodromi nunc continuatio nunc revisio . 9 vols. Paris: G. Masson. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • … Press. 1904. Healey, Edna. 2001. Emma Darwin: the inspirational wife of a genius. London: …

From H. E. Litchfield to Leslie Stephen   10 January 1881

Summary

The Darwin family cannot agree on what CD should do about Butler’s charges [in Unconscious memory]. CD has commissioned HEL to ask LS’s advice. She sends an account of the affair with background materials.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Leslie Stephen
Date:  10 Jan 1881
Classmark:  The New York Public Library. Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature (MSS Stephen)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13003

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  • … Literature (MSS Stephen) Henrietta Emma Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield Down 10 Jan 1881 …

From T. H. Huxley   12 September 1881

Summary

Hopes Anthony Rich will keep to his intention of leaving his fortune to CD, despite CD’s increased wealth.

His BAAS address at York in Nature ["The rise and progress of palaeontology" 24 (1881): 452–5].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Sept 1881
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 9: 215)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13348

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  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …

To Francis Darwin   27 May 1881

Summary

Dispatches chapters six and seven [of Earthworms].

Asks for any opinions on V. Hensen and his book, Physiologie der Zeugung [1881], which seems interesting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  27 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 211: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13179

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  • … University Press). Healey, Edna. 2001. Emma Darwin: the inspirational wife of a genius. …