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To W. E. Darwin   21 March [1868]

Summary

Suggests possible arbitrators to act in a business transaction involving WED.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  21 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 125
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6037

To W. E. Darwin   25 March [1868]

Summary

Gives his opinion on a business transaction involving WED and the Southampton bank.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  25 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6050

To W. E. Darwin   [15 March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe blushing in the blind, and yawning.

Mentions elephants’ crying while trumpeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [15 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6067

To W. E. Darwin   8 April [1868]

Summary

Thanks Charles Langstaff for his observations relating to expression. Has requested observations on the platysma. Discusses the actions of other facial muscles, especially during crying. [Encloses 5828.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  8 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 124, 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6103

To W. E. Darwin   16 April [1868]

Summary

Asks WED whether Langstaff could make some observations on certain facial muscles in expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  16 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 129
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6124

To W. E. Darwin   22 [March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe a suppressed yawn.

Asks whether scratching a tickling point makes tears come to his eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (General Special Collections MSS DAR A23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8396

From W. E. Darwin   [13 April 1868]

Summary

Action of facial muscles at onset of crying.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5965

From W. E. Darwin   3 March [1868]

Summary

Asks CD to collect from the Jermyn Street Museum a box containing a skull and bones which belong to Mr Cumberbatch.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 35)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5970F

From W. E. Darwin   5 March [1868]

Summary

Crying in babies.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5981

From W. E. Darwin   [after 25 March 1868]

Summary

Blushing in boys blind from birth. Has got information from R. H. Blair, the principal of a college for the blind.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 25 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6069

From W. E. Darwin   [7–15 April 1868]

Summary

Langstaff has never seen the platysma act, and he believes it to be rudimentary in humans.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7–15 Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 80/4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6076

From W. E. Darwin   3 April 1868

Summary

Discusses how they might enquire about any provisions in the laws of partnership concerning lunacy.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr 1868
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6089F

From W. E. Darwin   [7 April 1868]

Summary

Describes the action of facial muscles at the onset of crying as observed by Langstaff.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7 Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6100

From W. E. Darwin   [15 April 1868]

Summary

Gives details of the subjects on whom Langstaff made his observations on crying. Langstaff has not seen the platysma contract under chloroform.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6122

From W. E. Darwin   [22? April 1868]

Summary

Charles Langstaff on action of muscles in crying. He believes the primary object of the contraction of the orbicularis is to protect the eye from blood.

Blushing on the body.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22? Apr 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 83, 80, 80/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6137

From W. E. Darwin   [5 and 8? April 1868]

Summary

Langstaff has seen no trace of blushing on the body.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 and 8 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 162: 81; Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 34)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6149
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