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From Francis Darwin to Emma Darwin   [after 16 October 1868]

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Summary

Has been working with G. R. Crotch on stridulation. The sexual theory seems very shaky.

Is sending preparations of beetles.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [after 16 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 82: A96–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5761

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Wedgwood   [26 January 1839]

Summary

He has the wedding ring. Agrees to coming straight home after the wedding, if that is what she prefers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [26 Jan 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-493

Matches: 4 hits

From Emma Darwin to T. H. Farrer   [16 October 1877]

Summary

CD desires her to say that the cream of THF’s letter of congratulations about William [Darwin]’s marriage [to Sara Sedgwick] lay in the P.S. about "the beloved worms, and not in any such trifles as marrying, &c".

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  16 Oct 1877
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/28)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11268

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Farrer, T. H. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to T.  H.  Farrer   [16 October 1877] …
  • … of London (LS Ms 299/28) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 16 Oct 1877 Thomas Henry Farrer, …
  • … staying with the Farrers at Abinger Hall since July (see letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. …
  • … 1877] (DAR 219.9: 146), and letter from Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin, [8 July 1877] (DAR …
  • … Down from 13 to 24 October 1877 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Katherine Euphemia ( …

To Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

Detailed account of progress of Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1402

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … DAR 210.13: 11 Charles Robert Darwin Malvern [19 Apr 1851] Emma
  • … April 1851 . See the second letter to Emma Darwin, [18 April 1851] . Hannah was a servant …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • Darwin and the children of Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood stayed there while CD and Fanny nursed Anne in Malvern. Hensleigh Wedgwood was Emma’ …

From Horace Darwin   17 August 1874

Summary

The occurrence and prevention of scale in boilers.

Anxious to hear Murray’s reply [to CD’s letter 9598].

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  17 Aug 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9603

Matches: 4 hits

From Emma Darwin to John Scott   9 January 1864

Summary

CD thinks JS’s Primula paper is fit for publication; he will send it on to the Linnean Society.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  9 Jan 1864
Classmark:  DAR 93: B29–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4383

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Scott, John …
  • … From Emma Darwin to John Scott   9 January 1864 …
  • … DAR 93: B29–30 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 9 Jan 1864 John Scott …
  • … Darwins kinds regards | yours truly | Emma Darwin Mr Darwin begs me to tell you that tho’ …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   15 February [1864]

Summary

John Scott is gratified at Bentham’s proposal that he become an associate of the Linnean Society.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Feb [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 220
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4406

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   15 February [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 220 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 15 Feb [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … from John Scott, 12 [February 1864] . Emma Darwin refers to John Scott and to the Linnean …
  • … From 30 January to 2 February 1864, Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) recorded good days and …

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

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … 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 Emma Wedgwood   [29 December 1838]

Summary

The house at 12 Upper Gower Street is theirs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [29 Dec 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-463

Matches: 8 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … gaudy colours of the walls and furniture ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 18). The house was badly …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … DAR 210.8: 8 Charles Robert Darwin London, Gt Marlborough St, 36 [29 Dec 1838] Emma
  • … th . — Goodbye, my own dear Emma | Most affectionately yours. — Chas. Darwin The Cook from …

From William Erasmus Darwin to Emma Darwin   28 February [1868]

Summary

Crying in babies.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  28 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5952

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From William Erasmus Darwin to Emma Darwin   28 February [1868] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … DAR 162: 86 William Erasmus Darwin Southampton 28 Feb [1868] Emma
  • … was the home of Josiah Wedgwood III, Emma Darwin’s brother, and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, …
  • Darwin, W. E. Wedgwood, Emma

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [7 December 1863]

Summary

CD too ill to write.

Has evidence of long life of seed transported on a partridge’s foot.

Sends a squib by Samuel Butler on the Origin.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [7 Dec 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 215
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4351

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   [7 December 1863] …
  • … DAR 115: 215 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [7 Dec 1863] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … Hooker, 5 [December 1863] , and the entries in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242). See n.  2, …
  • … below. In 1863, 7 December was a Monday. Emma Darwin’s diary entries on 5 and 6 December  …
  • … and letter from J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin, 11 November 1863 ). CD’s comment suggests …
  • … of Cruelty to Animals (see letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6–27 September 1863] , …
  • … in the Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL. Emma Darwin probably refers to the letter from Asa …

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 …

From Emma Darwin to T. W. Higginson   19 May [1878]

Summary

CD will be glad to see TWH on Friday next, and invites him to stay the night.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Date:  19 May [1878]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Am 1162.10: 201)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11516F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Higginson, T. W. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to T. W. Higginson   19 May [1878] …
  • … MS Am 1162.10: 201) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 19 May [1878] Thomas Wentworth …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   12 March [1864]

Summary

Request for plants.

CD’s continuing ill health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  12 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4426

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   12 March [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 223 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 12 Mar [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … and n.  2). However, on 27 February 1864, Emma Darwin again began recording sickness on a …

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox   [6 May 1864]

Summary

CD has been so ill they must discourage visit by WDF. Recovering slowly with new treatment.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [6 May 1864]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 143)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4487

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Fox, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox   [6 May 1864] …
  • … Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 143) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [6 May 1864] William Darwin Fox …
  • … CD on 20 March 1864; his second visit was on 10 April (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • … See also letter from William Jenner to Emma Darwin, [17 March 1864] and n.  2, and letter …
  • … Alvey Darwin from 4 to 14 February 1863 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). CD and Fox met on …

To Emma Darwin   [8 March 1842]

Summary

Family news from Shrewsbury.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [8 Mar 1842]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-622

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Darwin   [13 March 1842]

Summary

News of family and of his stay at Shrewsbury.

Calculates the newly instituted income tax will mean £30 per annum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [13 Mar 1842]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-623

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Darwin   [1 July 1841]

Summary

Family news. Mainly concerned about Doddy’s [W. E. Darwin’s] health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [1 July 1841]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-600

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Darwin   [3 July 1841]

Summary

The happy family life at Shrewsbury. CD is looking so well his father would not have known there was anything the matter with him. The year’s accounts come to £1380.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [3 July 1841]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-601

Matches: 5 hits

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Whitney   9 May [1875]

Summary

CD asks her to tell him how sorry he is not to be there to see Whitney today. He hopes that Whitney will give him another chance when next in England.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  9 May 1875
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (William Dwight Whitney Family Papers (MS 555): Box 22, folder 600 1875 May 6-10)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9974F

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Whitney, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W. D. Whitney   9 May [1875] …
  • … folder 600 1875 May 6-10) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 9 May 1875 William Dwight Whitney …
  • … stay abroad & that you will write to him— My dear Sir | yours very truly | Emma Darwin
  • … Richard Buckley Litchfield visited on Saturday 8 May 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • Darwin to W.  D.  Whitney, 21 December 1875 ). CD recorded in his ‘Journal’ that he ‘finished slips of Insectivorous Plants’ on 23 May 1875 (see Appendix II). Thomas Henry and Katherine Euphemia Farrer and Henrietta Emma
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