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From Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood   [24 April 1851]

Summary

Tells CD how Anne’s death is affecting Emma. Hopes he may soon return.

Author:  Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1415

From E. A. Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Feels deeply for them at their "impossible loss" [of Anne].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1418

From Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   25 April [1851]

Summary

Tells of the burial of Anne.

Author:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Apr [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1419

From Susan Elizabeth Darwin   [25 April 1851]

Summary

Commiseration on the death of Anne.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1420

From Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   28 [April 1851]

Summary

Thoughts after the death of Anne.

Author:  Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 [Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1424

From J. D. Hooker   [late August – early September 1851]

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Summary

James Wilson reports case of salmon hybrids.

Herrings inhabit freshwater lake in Scotland during winter.

JDH will edit juror reports for the Great Exhibition.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Aug – early Sept 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1440

From John Gwyn Jeffreys   7 September 1851

Summary

Has sent CD some cirripedes and notes which he hopes will be of use. Gives details of occurrence and source of some of the specimens.

Author:  John Gwyn Jeffreys
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1851
Classmark:  D. Gwyn Jeffreys (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1452

From J. D. Hooker   [November 1851]

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Summary

Flora of New Zealand.

Reconsidering variability of insular species.

Becoming convinced of the probability that the southern flora is a fragmentary one – all that remains of a great southern continent.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 82–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1460

From Joseph Dalton Hooker   [c. April 1851]

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Summary

Wants catalogue of small islands that contain peculiar plants. Thinks complete floras of islands in various stages of depression [subsidence] would provide good data.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1382

From Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

Summary

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

From Emma Darwin   [22–3 April 1851]

Summary

Thanks CD for his Monday notes about Anne, which are much better than previous ones.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22–3 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1410

From Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

Summary

Tells of the hopes raised by CD’s letter of Monday regarding Anne’s health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1411

From Emma Darwin   [24 April 1851]

Summary

Her reactions to Anne’s death; hopes CD may soon return.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1414

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [25? April 1851]

Summary

Commiseration on the death of Anne.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25? Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1421

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [27 April 1851]

Summary

Thoughts on the death of Anne.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1423

From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

Is hopeful about Anne after receiving an encouraging message.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1404

From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851]

Summary

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