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From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 19 November 1867]

Summary

Caroline says Jos [Wedgwood III] is "much pulled down".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [before 19 Nov 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5334

Matches: 6 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 19 November 1867] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … DAR 105: B121 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated [before 19 Nov 1867] Emma
  • … at Down from 21 to 23 November 1867 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Josiah Wedgwood III. …
  • Darwin, E. A. Wedgwood, Emma

From Emma Darwin to George Maw   28 December 1863

Summary

CD too unwell to write but has signed the [unspecified] paper and forwarded it as requested.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  George Maw
Date:  28 Dec 1863
Classmark:  Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4360

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Maw, George …
  • … From Emma Darwin to George Maw    28 December 1863 …
  • … Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/11) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 28 Dec 1863 George Maw …
  • … signing the paper & forwarding it as you wish— I am Sir | Yours very truly | Emma Darwin

From Emma Darwin   [c. February 1839]

Summary

Discusses CD’s religious doubts. Fears his work may lead him to discount what cannot be proved, and advises that there are some things which, "if true are likely to be above our comprehension" and "that there is a danger in giving up revelation".

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. Feb 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-471

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [ c. February 1839] …
  • … DAR 210.8: 14 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin unstated [c. Feb 1839] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Emma Wedgwood   [25–6 November 1838]

Summary

Responds to items in CD’s letter, just received. Suggests parts of London where he might look for a house. Gives news of friends and relatives.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 or 26] Nov 1838
Classmark:  DAR 204: 151
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-444

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … DAR 204: 151 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Maer 25 Nov 1838 26 Nov 1838 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … Emma’s cousin, vicar of Maer since 1825. See Emma Darwin (1915) 1: 180. A reference to her …

To Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

Summary

Tells of Anne’s death.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1412

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Darwin   [28 April 1858]

Summary

CD recounts an idyllic stroll and nap – "as pleasant a rural scene as ever I saw, and I did not care one penny how any of the beasts or birds had been formed".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [28 Apr 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2261

Matches: 7 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [28 April 1858] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … English literature at Queen’s University, Belfast. Not identified. Henrietta Emma Darwin. …
  • … was written after the letter to Emma Darwin, [25 April 1858] . Simon Francis Bernard was …
  • … DAR 210.8: 34 Charles Robert Darwin Moor Park [28 Apr 1858] Emma
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

From Emma Darwin to F. J. Hughes   13 February 1882

Summary

Thanks for sympathy on death of Erasmus [Alvey Darwin].

Suggests rewording statement concerning source of CD’s views on evolution.

Recalls happy days at Penally.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Jane Hughes
Date:  13 Feb 1882
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13683

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hughes, F. J. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to F.  J.  Hughes   13 February 1882 …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 13 Feb 1882 Frances Jane Hughes …
  • … Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-15) Emma

From H. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [March 1871]

Summary

Possible quotations about shame for CD.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [Mar 1871]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7605G

Matches: 5 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From H. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [March 1871] …
  • … Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 22) Henrietta Emma Darwin/Henrietta Emma Litchfield [ …
  • … Mar 1871] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. Wedgwood, Emma

To Emma Darwin   [25 June 1846]

Summary

CD has been stomachy and sick, but not very uncomfortable.

Working on proofs [of South America] and cannot keep printer supplied with manuscript.

His thoughts of her, and news of the children who are at Down with him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 June 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-981

Matches: 6 hits

From Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes   12 October [1874]

Summary

Parish and family news.

Francis Darwin’s marriage; Francis serves as CD’s assistant.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  12 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9674

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Innes, J. B. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  B.  Innes   12 October [1874] …
  • … M. Stecher collection) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 12 Oct [1874] John Brodie Innes …
  • … very kind regards | yours very sincerely | Emma Darwin P.S I obeyed your directions about …
  • … et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • … Brodii & never possessed it’ ( letter from Emma Darwin to J.  B.  Innes, 24 June [1874] , …
  • … Darwin married Amy Ruck on 23 July 1874 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)), and rented Down …
  • … CD’s secretary in summer 1874 (see Emma Darwin (1904) , 2: 269). See Correspondence vol.   …

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox   [6–27 September 1863]

Summary

Encloses a four-page printed pamphlet on the cruelty of steel traps [see Collected papers 2: 83–4].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [6–27 Sept 1863]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 142a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4294

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Fox, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox   [6–27 September 1863] …
  • … Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 142a) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Malvern Wells [6–27 Sept 1863] …
  • … An appeal. [By Charles and Emma Darwin. ] [Bromley, Kent]: [privately printed. ] [1863. ] …
  • … Ellen Sophia Fox. See letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, 8 December [1863] and n.  4, …
  • … between this letter and the letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [29 September 1863] , …
  • … see letter from G.  B. Sowerby Jr to Emma Darwin, 22  July 1863, and Appendix IX). None of …
  • … here have been found. Emma refers to Francis Sacheverel Darwin and to his son-in-law, …

From Emma Darwin to Albert Günther   7 April [1874]

Summary

Invites AG to stay at Down.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  7 Apr [1874]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library (39)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9397

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Günther, Albert …
  • … From Emma Darwin to Albert Günther   7 April [1874] …
  • … Taylor Library (39) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 7 Apr [1874] Albrecht Carl Ludwig …
  • … the one we generally meet— With M r Darwin’s kind regards very truly yours | Emma Darwin

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   24 April [1873]

Summary

Lady Lyell has died of typhoid.

Herbert Spencer is anxious to know about the state of affairs [fund for Huxley].

Edinburgh Review article [review of Expression, Edinburgh Rev. 137 (1873): 492–528] is "a thoroughly nasty unfair review as ever I read".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  24 Apr [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8874

Matches: 5 hits

From Charles and Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin   [4 May 1863]

Summary

Glad to hear of the plant; CD instructs WED to make further observations. If it is a good case he will insist on WED’s sending a communication to the Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [4 May 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 219.1: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4139F

Matches: 11 hits

  • Darwin, Emma Darwin, W. E. …
  • … DAR 219.1: 55 Charles Robert Darwin Emma
  • … From Charles and Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin   [4 May 1863] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Hartfield [4 May 1863] William Erasmus Darwin …
  • … Grove was 4 May 1863. According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), the Darwin family stayed …
  • … Josiah Wedgwood III and his wife Caroline, CD’s sister. According to Emma Darwin’s diary ( …
  • … 23 May [1863] ). On Sunday 3 May 1863, Emma Darwin recorded in her diary (DAR 242) that it …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … vol.  11, Appendix II)). Henrietta Emma and Horace Darwin. Emma apparently refers to the …
  • Emma also refers to Charles Langton, Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood, and Charles Langton’s son, Edmund Langton, who was an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge ( Freeman 1978 , Darwin
  • Darwins stayed at Leith Hill Place from Wednesday 6 May 1863 until 13 May, when they returned to Down House. On Tuesday 5 May 1863, Emma

From John Lubbock to Emma Darwin   24 October 1863

Summary

Sorry to hear of CD’s poor health.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  24 Oct 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4322

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Lubbock, John Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From John Lubbock to Emma Darwin   24 October 1863 …
  • … baronet and 1st Baron Avebury London, Lombard St, 15 24 Oct 1863 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … The letter from Emma Darwin to Lubbock has not been found. …
  • … According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), CD returned to Down from Malvern Wells, …

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 December 1867

Summary

Would like to come to Down on 20th or 21st.

Woolner is unwell.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5724

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 December 1867 …
  • … DAR 102: 185 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew 11 Dec 1867 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … visited Down on 21 December 1867 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Hooker had earlier …

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 Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [28 October 1863]

Summary

CD’s health.

Family and local news.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [28 Oct 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 219. 1: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4323F

Matches: 10 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, W. E. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin   [28 October 1863] …
  • … DAR 219. 1: 78 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [28 Oct 1863] William Erasmus Darwin …
  • … station; see n.  9, below. According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), Sarah Elizabeth …
  • … and 12 or 13 October 1863. According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), William arrived at …
  • … Hythe, near Southampton (letter from Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin, [after 7  …
  • … and Wiltshire 1867–75). Henrietta Emma Darwin was William’s sister. William Reaves (or …
  • … of a horse (see letter from Henrietta Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin, [February  …
  • … Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood was Emma Darwin’s sister ( Darwin pedigree ). Elizabeth Darwin …
  • … beginning of the year (see letters from Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin, 29 October  …

From John Scott to Emma Darwin   25 September [1863]

Summary

Regrets CD’s poor health.

"Do not return Primula MS."

Author:  John Scott
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  25 Sept [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4307

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Scott, John Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From John Scott to Emma Darwin   25 September [1863] …
  • … DAR 177: 97 John Scott Edinburgh Botanic Gardens 25 Sept [1863] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … between this letter and the letters from Emma Darwin to John Scott, 23 September [1863] …
  • … and 24 September [1863] . Letters from Emma Darwin to John Scott, 23 September [1863] and …

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

Matches: 6 hits

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