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From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [20 April 1882]

Summary

Informs JDH of CD’s death.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [20 Apr 1882]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (JDH/2/1/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13769F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   [20 April 1882] …
  • … Gardens, Kew (JDH/2/1/6) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [20 Apr 1882] Joseph Dalton Hooker …

From W. C. Williamson to Emma Darwin   2 September 1880

Summary

Asks whether CD would object to a deputation from the Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union.

Author:  William Crawford Williamson
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  2 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 181: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12705

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Williamson, W. C. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From W.  C.  Williamson to Emma Darwin   2 September 1880 …
  • … Crawford Williamson Owens College, Manchester 2 Sept 1880 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin

Wedgwood, Jessie (1804–72)

Matches: 5 hits

  • … John Murray. 1915. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,14,20,30 Darwin, C. R. Darwin, Emma Wedgwood, H. A. …
  • … Jessie Wedgwood 1804–72 CD’s and Emma Darwin’s cousin. Married Emma’s …
  • … brother, Henry Allen Wedgwood, in 1830. Emma Darwin (1915) . …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …

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

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Isitt, V. L. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to V.  L.  Isitt   [before 17 September 1871] …
  • … DAR 96: 101 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin unstated [before 17 Sept 1871] Virginia Lavinia …
  • … is established by the reference in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) to Isitt’s visit from 18  …
  • … Jesse, Alfred Tennyson’s sister (Wedgwood and Wedgwood 1980 ; letter from Emma Darwin to …
  • … Henrietta Emma Darwin, [17 September 1871] (DAR 219.9: 95)). Isitt only stayed for two …
  • … probably stayed at Down House with the Darwin family; Emma wrote to her daughter Henrietta …

From Emma Darwin to John Tyndall   7 October [1875]

Summary

An invitation to Down for Sunday 16 October.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  7 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 34 (EH 88205972)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10185F

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Tyndall, John …
  • … From Emma Darwin to John Tyndall   7 October [1875] …
  • … DAR 261.8: 34 (EH 88205972) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin 7 Oct [1875] John Tyndall …
  • … have a remnant of summer to receive you. Believe me | very truly yours | Emma Darwin. …
  • … visit (see n. 2, below). According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), Thomas Henry Huxley, …

From Emma Darwin to Alfred Newton   4 November [1863]

Summary

CD thanks AN for the note and remarks on the partridge’s leg. CD is too ill to write a note, but will send [for] the specimen as soon as he can. [See 4326.]

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  4 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4330F

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Newton, Alfred …
  • … From Emma Darwin to Alfred Newton   4 November [1863] …
  • … Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/65) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 4 Nov [1863] Alfred Newton …
  • … Hooker, 26–[7] March 1864. The entry in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) for 4 November 1863  …
  • … He begs to be very kindly remembered to you. I am dear Sir | yours truly | Emma Darwin

To Emma Darwin   [31 October 1847]

Summary

Has had two bad days with boils.

Is reading Last days of Pompeii [Edward Bulwer Lytton (1834)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [31 Oct 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1132

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin    [31 October 1847] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … DAR 210.8: 26 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [31 Oct 1847] Emma
  • … the text have been traced over in ink by Emma Darwin. Where CD’s original alterations are …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … Elizabeth) Wedgwood, Emma’s sister. Robert Waring Darwin, who was an enthusiastic …

From Emma Darwin to Frederick Pollock   23 October [1863?]

Summary

Apologises that CD is too unwell to do any work, but he is most interested in the frequent occurrence of inherited variations in one locality. It would have been a pleasure to visit if his health had permitted.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Jonathan Frederick (Frederick) Pollock, 1st baronet
Date:  23 Oct [1863?]
Classmark:  Private collection
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4321F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Pollock, Frederick …
  • … From Emma Darwin to Frederick Pollock   23 October [1863? ] …
  • … Private collection Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 23 Oct [1863? ] Jonathan Frederick ( …

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

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma Wedgwood, F. J. …
  • … V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 57–31570) Charles Robert Darwin Emma
  • … From Charles and Emma Darwin to F.  J.  Wedgwood   [March 1871? ] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [Mar 1871? ] Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood …
  • … but sent in the original state by Emma Darwin]. Approves of FJW’s notice of his views. CD …
  • … is in CD’s hand and was intended for Emma Darwin to copy in a letter to Wedgwood, whose …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

From C. M. Hawkshaw to Emma Darwin   12 April 1868

Summary

Observations on expression in her baby daughter.

Author:  Cicely Mary Hawkshaw
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6112

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hawkshaw, C. M. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From C.  M.  Hawkshaw to Emma Darwin   12 April 1868 …
  • … DAR 166: 122 Cicely Mary Hawkshaw Beverley? 12 Apr 1868 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … See letter from C.  M.  Hawkshaw to Emma Darwin, 9 February [1868] and n.  2. …

From William Jenner to Emma Darwin   [17 March 1864]

Summary

Proposes to examine CD at Down.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4368

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Jenner, William Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From William Jenner to Emma Darwin   [17 March 1864] …
  • … DAR 168: 49 William Jenner London, Harley St, 8 [17 Mar 1864] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … The date is based on a record in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) of a visit by Jenner on …
  • … 20 March 1864 was 17 March. No letter from Emma Darwin to Jenner on this subject has been …
  • … February 1864 (DAR 210.6: 115), Henrietta Emma Darwin wrote that her parents were ‘rather …
  • … had contacted Jenner. In addition, Emma Darwin mentioned in a letter to William Erasmus …

From J. B. Innes to Emma Darwin   8 March 1872

Summary

Down parish and family matters.

Author:  John Brodie Innes
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  8 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 167: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8238

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Innes, J. B. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  B.  Innes to Emma Darwin   8 March 1872 …
  • … DAR 167: 31 John Brodie Innes Milton Brodie 8 Mar 1872 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Crabbe, George. 1878. Church restoration. Fraser’s Magazine 17: 449–57. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • … Emma Litchfield and her husband were staying with CD and Emma Darwin at a rented house, 9  …
  • … Street, Portland Place, London ( Emma Darwin (1904) 2: 254). John William Brodie Innes, …

To Emma Darwin   [5 April 1840]

Summary

An amusing description of his railway journey to Shrewsbury.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [5 Apr 1840]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-564

Matches: 8 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [5 April 1840] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Nicholas Nickleby. ‘Chucky’ is Susan Darwin ( Emma Darwin (1904) 2: 13) and the ‘killcrop’ …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • … DAR 210.8: 5 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [5 Apr 1840] Emma
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

From Emma Darwin to Ernst Haeckel   22 September [1876]

Summary

Arranges for EH’s visit to Down.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  22 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1:1-52/ 41 [9894])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10614

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Haeckel, Ernst …
  • … From Emma Darwin to Ernst Haeckel   22 September [1876] …
  • … A-Abt. 1:1-52/ 41 [9894]) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 22 Sept [1876] Ernst Philipp …
  • … luncheon on 26 September 1876 ( letter from Emma Darwin to Leonard Darwin, [26 September …
  • … 1876] (DAR 239.23: 1.49), and Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Orpington was the nearest …
  • … you again what pleasure it will give him to see you— very sincerely yours | Emma Darwin

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

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [17 November 1848] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … 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’ …

From Emma Darwin to Alphonse de Candolle   17 December [1863]

Summary

CD sends thanks for pamphlet.

He has been very unwell for three months; it will be long before he can apply himself to his usual pursuits.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Alphonse de Candolle
Date:  17 Dec [1863]
Classmark:  Archives de la famille de Candolle (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4358

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Candolle, Alphonse de …
  • … to his usual pursuits. I am with his kind remembrances | yours very truly | Emma Darwin
  • … From Emma Darwin to Alphonse de Candolle   17 December [1863] …
  • … private collection) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 17 Dec [1863] Alphonse de Candolle …

Wedgwood, Emma

Matches: 1 hit

From Emma Wedgwood   [30 December 1838]

Summary

Seeks to persuade CD to leave town at once, go to Shrewsbury for doctoring and some rest, then come to Maer for more rest, for he has looked "so unwell". She knows it must be hard for him to be unable to do his work.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Dec 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 157
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-465

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … DAR 204: 157 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Maer [30 Dec 1838] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Emma Wedgwood   [9 January 1839]

Summary

Glad to have his letter; supposes she will receive only two or three more from him in her life.

Thinks he should leave the curtains for her.

Discusses Mungo Park and Sir Walter Scott’s Life.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9 Jan 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 160
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-486

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … DAR 204: 160 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Maer [9 Jan 1839] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Emma Wedgwood   [26 December 1838]

Summary

Responds to his "business letter" about the maids, then chides herself for feeling dull and disagreeable when she has had everything all her life.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Dec 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-462

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … DAR 204: 155 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Maer [26 Dec 1838] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … Miss Farrer is identified in Emma Darwin (1915) 1: 234 n. as aunt of the first Lord …
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