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To Charles Wigley   21 March 1853


Encloses the transfer, signed and witnessed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Wigley
Date:  21 Mar 1853
Classmark:  Shropshire Archives (SA D3651/B/47/2/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1507F

To Charles Lyell   24 March [1853]


Volcanic activity of Mt Kilauea as described by Dana [Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 9 (1850): 347–64]. Discusses the mechanics of volcanic eruption. Disputes view of William Hopkins that simultaneous action by volcanoes of different heights must come from separate lava sources. Notes relationship of continental elevation to volcanic action.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  24 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.105)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1508

To Albany Hancock   30 March [1853]


Thanks AH for assistance. Compares Alcippe to South American boring cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  30 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1509

To J. S. Henslow   31 March [1853]


Would like to meet JSH in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  31 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1510

To W. E. Darwin   1 March [1853]


Discusses WED’s affairs and events at Down.

Writes of the benefits of reading.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  1 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1639

To J. S. Henslow   8 March [1853]


CD has been reassured about his "speculation" in Mr Warren’s company. Thanks JSH for his advice and trouble.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  8 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A21–A24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1506

To Thomas Salt   15 March [1853]


Thanks for finding a purchaser for the Shrewsbury Street Act securities and encloses the Transfers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  15 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  Shropshire Archives (SA D3651/B/47/2/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1506F

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   19 March [1853]


Objects to early deadline for submitting manuscript [of Living Cirripedia 2 (1854)]. Discusses illustrations by G. B. Sowerby [Jr].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  19 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.104)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1507