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From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   1 September [1875?]

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Reports on health [of unidentified woman].

EAD will not think of coming to Down until their return.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1875?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10146

Matches: 3 hits

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 3 February 1867?]

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Will be glad to see her on 4th.

Thinks Hensleigh is getting better, very slowly.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [before 3 Feb 1867?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B122–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5335

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, E. A. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … 105: B122–3 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated [before 3 Feb 1867? ] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … and CD and Emma Darwin to London (see n.  3, below), and from Hensleigh Wedgwood’s poor …
  • Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) records that Henrietta went to London on 4 February 1867, and CD and Emma on 13 February 1867; CD and Emma may have intended to visit earlier with Henrietta. Hensleigh Wedgwood’ …

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   30 [March 1864?]

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Sends Effie’s [K. E. Wedgwood] letter;

recounts other family news.

Is interested in CD’s thoughts on podophyllin.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  30 [Mar 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4374

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, E. A. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 105: B118 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated 30 [Mar 1864? ] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Wedgwood’s temporary cheer has not been determined; however, Erasmus Alvey Darwin’s comments about his cousin may be related to the health of her brother, James Mackintosh Wedgwood (see n.  3, below). Erasmus refers to his cousin James Mackintosh Wedgwood, who was suffering from incurable cancer (Wedgwood and Wedgwood 1980 , pp.  274, 279). In March 1864 he was in Italy, but he was brought home in early April 1864; he died on 24 June 1864 ( ibid. , pp.  275, 279). According to Emma Darwin’ …

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

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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: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, E. A. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 105: B121 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated [before 19 Nov 1867] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Wedgwood , who lived at 1 Cumberland Place, Regent’s Park, London ( Post Office London directory 1867). Frances and her daughter Katherine stayed at Down from 21 to 23 November 1867 ( Emma Darwin’ …

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

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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: 2 hits

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   25 [November 1865]

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Does not like the photos; thinks they should try again.

Last account of Susan Darwin reports she is having a good deal of faintness.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  25 [Nov 1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B119–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4942

Matches: 2 hits

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   9 December [1872]

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Charles Landseer would like to know whether dogs have orbicular muscles.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  9 Dec [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B124–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8666

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From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   11 November [1863]

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CD’s Copley Medal. The numbers were ten to eight in CD’s favour but the Cambridge men mustered strongly for Sedgwick.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  11 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B116–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4671

Matches: 2 hits

From E. A. Darwin   24 August [1865]

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Sends an allotment of shares which he presumes are Emma’s.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Aug [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4885

Matches: 3 hits

  • … rented for the summer of 1865 by the Hensleigh Wedgwood s ( Emma Darwin (1904) , 2: 207). …
  • Wedgwood III , to his wife, Caroline Sarah, who was CD’s sister, and to Emma Darwin . Both …
  • Emma Darwin and George Howard Darwin had spent some time there in June with some of their Wedgwood

From E. A. Darwin   12 [September 1871]

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Sees mistake he made on certificates; will make list for future use.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 [Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B78–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7935

Matches: 1 hit

  • … to Erasmus and Josiah Wedgwood III as trustees for Emma Darwin (see letter to E.  A.   …

From E. A. Darwin   26 April 1853

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Acknowledges the receipt of some securities.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1853
Classmark:  DAR 262.11: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1516

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Robert Waring Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood II on the marriage of CD and Emma in 1839 are …
  • Emma Wedgwood to R.  W. Darwin, 15 November 1838 , n.  1. In CD’s Investment book (Down House MS) the Edward Muckleston mortgage, the Owen mortgage, and the Maryport and Carlisle Railway shares are listed under ‘Emma’ …

From E. A. Darwin   [15? April 1864]

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Sir Henry Holland wants to see [Erasmus Darwin] Zoonomia.

Snow [F. J. Wedgwood] has gone, hoping to meet Fanny who is in a state of anxiety.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15? Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4482

Matches: 2 hits

  • Wedgwood (Wedgwood and Wedgwood 1980 ). They were anxious about the health of Snow’s brother, James Mackintosh Wedgwood, who was suffering from terminal cancer (see letter from E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin, …
  • Darwin dated 7 May [1864] reporting the return of Zoonomia ; by CD’s report of his last sickness on 13 April (see Correspondence vol.  12, Appendix II); and by James Mackintosh Wedgwood and Frances Emma

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   21 [January 1863]

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Will be glad to have CD.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 [Jan 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3399

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  • Wedgwood . Erasmus may have been sending his newspapers to his invalid cousin, James Mackintosh Wedgwood, who had left in November 1862 to spend the winter in Algiers (see the letter from Emma Darwin

From E. A. Darwin   20 November [1872]

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Encloses a letter from Lady Bell, which should be burnt when read.

Discusses finances.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B82–3, DAR 160: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8636

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   14 November [1880]

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Asks CD to sign his guarantee.

Reports events at Cambridge involving Horace.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12817

Matches: 1 hit

  • Wedgwood , CD’s aunt, had resided at Parkfield in Staffordshire ( Freeman 1978 ). Horace had stayed at the home of William Thomson in April 1879 ( letter from Horace Darwin to Emma Darwin, [ …

From E. A. Darwin   [1863–6?]

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Has signed for the shares. Fears CD’s "good time" has not lasted long.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1863–6?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4726

Matches: 1 hit

  • Wedgwood relation. CD’s legacies and investments are recorded in his Investment book (Down House MS). CD’s daughter Henrietta Emma Darwin

From E. A. Darwin   [20 November 1865?]

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John Brent [book?] has come, and he will send it.

Hopes CD will visit again.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Nov 1865?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4938

Matches: 1 hit

  • Wedgwood , made occasional visits to Down. According to his ‘Journal’ ( Correspondence vol.  13, Appendix II), CD ‘staid ten days’ in London with his brother Erasmus, beginning 8 November 1865; however, Emma Darwin

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   25 [October 1822]

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Has found a shop with supplies of chemical equipment, and a mineral collector.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 [Oct 1822]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2

Matches: 1 hit

  • Wedgwood , cousin of the Darwin brothers. See genealogical chart. Hensleigh Wedgwood , brother of the above. Thomas Blunt , Shrewsbury chemist, believed by the Darwins to be the ‘best chemist in the world’ ( Emma Darwin ( …

From E. A. Darwin   19 February [1866]

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Division of Catherine’s estate.

Arrangements for EAD’s will.

Wishes CD would pay him another visit.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B40–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5010

Matches: 1 hit

  • Wedgwood III , who lived at Leith Hill Place, Surrey, and to Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood (Elizabeth), who lived at Hartfield, East Sussex. Elizabeth’s aunts, Emma and Frances Allen , lived near Tenby at Cresselly, South Wales ( Darwin
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