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From Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes   24 December [1880]

Summary

News of the opening of the reading room at Down. CD is pleased Innes was interested in his book; both Innes’s facts are new to him.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  24 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12935F

Matches: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin to ?   [October 1874 – April 1882]

Summary

CD cannot come to London to sit for photograph. Sends one taken by son [Leonard], which family considers the best likeness. CD would be glad to give a sitting at Down.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [Oct 1874 – April 1882]
Classmark:  Archives of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University (bMs 62.10.1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13792

Matches: 2 hits

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

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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: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin to John Scott   23 September [1863]

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CD too unwell to read. JS should not send Primula paper MS until CD returns home.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  23 Sept [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 93: B1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4302

Matches: 2 hits

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: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin to V. L. Isitt   [before 17 September 1871]

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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: 4 hits

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

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

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From Emma Darwin to F. P. Cobbe   [7 April 1871]

Summary

CD is reading the Theological Review (Cobbe 1871) with the greatest interest and attention.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  [7 Apr 1871]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 388)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7666F

Matches: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin to John Scott   24 September [1863]

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JS’s MS [of Primula paper] arrived, but CD is too ill to read it.

CD has sent JS’s paper on orchid sterility to Botanische Zeitung and to Hooker.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  24 Sept [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 93: B3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4304

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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: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

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Gives her reactions to CD’s reports on Anne’s health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1405

Matches: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin to Roland Trimen   [22 August 1871]

Summary

CD is very unwell; will be unable to see RT.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Roland Trimen
Date:  [22 Aug 1871]
Classmark:  Royal Entomological Society (Trimen papers, box 21: 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7916

Matches: 2 hits

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

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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

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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: 2 hits

From Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

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Discusses Anne’s sickness and her hope.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1409

Matches: 4 hits

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

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From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   17 March [1864]

Summary

Request for plant.

Receipt of Oliver’s letter.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 224
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4429

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