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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 Henry Allen Wedgwood   21 February 1847

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Concerning the purchase of shares.

Author:  Henry Allen (Harry) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Feb 1847
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 1020)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1062

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  • … 1967 , pp.  151–8). Josiah Wedgwood III , Emma Darwin’s brother and a trustee of CD and …
  • … the handwriting. Henry Allen (Harry) Wedgwood was Emma Darwin’s brother. The letter is …

To Josiah Wedgwood III   [22 June – 17 August 1847]

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Wants JW’s permission to carry out certain investments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [22 June – 17 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1043

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To Thomas Salt   [March 1847]

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Maer purchase-money; London and Birmingham Railway Company shares.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  [Mar 1847]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1066F

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  • … was the home of Emma Darwin’s mother, Elizabeth Wedgwood , and was sold after her death in …

To Josiah Wedgwood III   [20? August 1847]

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Discusses the buying and selling of certain railway shares.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [20? Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1042

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  • … 11 d . Josiah Wedgwood II , CD’s uncle. Charles Langton was Emma Darwin’s brother-in-law. …
  • Wedgwood III , [22 June – 17 August 1847], n.  4. CD’s Investment Book (Down House MS) records that forty guaranteed shares in the Leeds & Bradford Railway were purchased with money from Emma Darwin’ …

To J. D. Hooker   15 [July 1847]

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Must look after his wife, so is unable to come to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 [July 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1080

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  • … Elizabeth) Wedgwood. Emma was recuperating following the birth of Elizabeth Darwin on 8  …

To Josiah Wedgwood III   14 August [1847]

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Sends a letter for JW to forward to Charles Stokes concerning the purchase of Leeds and Bradford railway shares for Emma Darwin’s trust fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  14 Aug [1847]
Classmark:  Alan Wedgwood (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1108F

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  • Wedgwood . CD recorded a £50 payment on 14 August 1847 for interest on Maer, the former home of Josiah Wedgwood II (CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS)). CD had advanced £15 to Emma’s trust fund on 17 June 1847 and was repaid 31 August 1847 (see Correspondence vol.  4, letter to Josiah Wedgwood III , [22 June – 17 August 1847] and n.  4). Shares in the London and North West Railway were purchased with money from Emma Darwin’ …