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From Emma and Charles Darwin   13 May 1865

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CD and ED bequeath an annuity of £50 to J. Parslow [the Darwins’ butler].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4832

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To Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

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An evening report on Annie Darwin’s somewhat improved condition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1408A

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To Emma Darwin   [18 April 1851]

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Reports on Anne’s condition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1401

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To Emma Wedgwood   [26 January 1839]

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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

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To Emma Darwin   [17 November 1848]

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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

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From W. E. Darwin to Emma and/or Charles Darwin   c. 20–5 September 1877

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Description of their English dinner companions at a foreign hotel.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  c. 20-25 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11146F

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To Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

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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

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To Emma Darwin   [20 or 27 October 1844]

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Has been discussing wills and other legal matters with his father.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [20 or 27] Oct 1844
Classmark:  Emma Darwin 2: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-783

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To Emma Darwin   [31 October 1847]

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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

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From Emma Wedgwood   [30 December 1838]

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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

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From Emma Wedgwood   [9 January 1839]

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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   [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

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To Emma Darwin   [17 April 1851]

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Reports the state of Anne Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1399

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To Emma Darwin   [3 June 1844]

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Arrangements for Emma’s return to Down.

CD has been "wonderfully strong".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [3 June 1844]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-726

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To Emma Darwin   [25 June 1846]

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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

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 210.8: 25 Charles Robert Darwin Down [25 June 1846] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Emma Darwin . The nickname ‘Trotty’ was taken from the nickname for Toby Veck in Charles Dickens ’ The chimes (London, 1845 [1844]). A sentiment repeated in Autobiography , p.  96. CD referred to himself as Emma’ s ‘Nigger’. The letter was presumably sent on to Caroline Wedgwood , …

To Emma Darwin   [23 May 1848]

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Family news. Finds Shrewsbury too noisy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1178

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 210.8: 29 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [23 May 1848] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • Wedgwood . CD’s brother Erasmus was so devoted to Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood that at one time Robert Waring Darwin feared that her husband, Hensleigh Wedgwood , would bring an action against Erasmus ( Correspondence vol.  1, letter from Catherine Darwin, 29 May 1833 ). Hensleigh and Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood lived at 42 Chester Terrace. Frances Mosley Wedgwood , wife of Frank Wedgwood , Emma ’s brother. Either Mary Elizabeth Law or Anna Maria Feilden . Elizabeth Darwin , …

To Emma Wedgwood   [14 November 1838]

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In his first letter after their engagement, CD reports on the happy reception of the news by his family. He hopes she will not find life with him solitary and dull after the lively social life of Maer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [14 Nov 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-437

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To Emma Darwin   [18 April 1851]

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Reports on Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1400

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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

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To Emma Darwin   [24 June 1846]

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News of progress in remodelling. He and Etty [Henrietta] miss the rest of the family.

Was sick, but "two pills of opium righted me".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [24 June 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-982

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 210.8: 24 Charles Robert Darwin Down [24 June 1846] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … 2: 105). Henry Hemmings was one of Sarah Wedgwood’s servants ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 106). …
  • Wedgwood, CD and Emma’s aunt. Probably a reference to Sarah Wedgwood’s plans to move to Down in 1847. Here she lived the life of a recluse and, according to Henrietta Litchfield, ‘her horse and phaeton seemed to be kept entirely for our service’ ( Emma Darwin ( …
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