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From E. A. Darwin   10 October [1826]

Summary

Medical studies in London. Compares lectures and students at London and Edinburgh. Comments on the cost of dissection.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct [1826]
Classmark:  AL
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-35

From E. A. Darwin   20 June [1862]

Summary

Asks CD to help Thomas Carlyle find and borrow a book.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3614

From E. A. Darwin   1 July [1862]

Summary

Asks for a note to the Geological Society, since the museum did not have the book Carlyle wanted.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3635

From E. A. Darwin   2 July [1862]

Summary

Never mind the letter to the Geological Society; the museum got the book for Carlyle.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 7–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3638

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [April – May? 1862]

Summary

Asks for an order to buy a CD photograph for Mr Tait.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Apr–May? 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3745

From E. A. Darwin   14 December [1862?]

Summary

Describes a box which has come for CD.

Asks for John Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec [1862?]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3859

From E. A. Darwin   8 December 1822

Summary

Suggestions for laboratory equipment. Will buy some mineral specimens. Describes experiments he has seen.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1822
Classmark:  DAR 204: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4

From E. A. Darwin   9 November [1863]

Summary

Moncure Conway wants to call on CD.

EAD has seen the extract from Mill’s [System of] Logic which Carpenter read when arguing CD should have the Copley. Has CD seen it?

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4334

From E. A. Darwin   12 November [1860–8]

Summary

Sends the tithes.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov [1860-8]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4340

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [14 November 1838]

Summary

Sends congratulations on CD’s engagement. "It is a marriage which will give almost as much pleasure to the rest of the world as it does to yourselves."

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 Nov 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-435

From E. A. Darwin   [after 31 March 1864?]

Summary

Sends "2 pods ¼ gr each" to tide CD over.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 31 Mar 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4364

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [1864?]

Summary

Asks CD to sign some "Sunday tickets" [for the Zoological Garden?].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4365

From E. A. Darwin   [15? April 1864]

Summary

Sir Henry Holland wants to see [Erasmus Darwin] Zoonomia.

Snow [F. J. Wedgwood] has gone, hoping to meet Fanny who is in a state of anxiety.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15? Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4482

From E. A. Darwin   7 May [1864]

Summary

Henry Holland sends thanks for Zoonomia.

Sir Henry would not expect podophyllin to be good for CD.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4489

From E. A. Darwin   27 June [1864]

Summary

CD will be proposed for the Copley Medal. Hugh Falconer wants information: list of all CD’s papers, dates of the voyage, things not judicious to mention, when his sickness came on, etc.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B28–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4546

From E. A. Darwin   30 June [1864]

Summary

Henry Holland thought CD would be interested to know that Buxton’s brewery cannot go on with their own yeast, but are obliged to interchange with other breweries.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4548

From E. A. Darwin   [before 30 November 1864]

Summary

Gives Lyell’s report of conversation with Sabine about the grounds for the award of CD’s [Copley] Medal.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 Nov 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4688

From E. A. Darwin   1 December 1864

Summary

Discusses the affairs of the late Edward Evans for whom CD and EAD are trustees.

Has got CD’s [Copley] Medal, "it is rather ugly to look at, & too light to turn into candlesticks".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 105: B31–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4690

From E. A. Darwin   15 December [1864]

Summary

Sends a power of attorney to be executed and sent to the Old Bank; asks acknowledgment.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B37–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4717

From E. A. Darwin   [1863–6?]

Summary

Has signed for the shares. Fears CD’s "good time" has not lasted long.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1863–6?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4726
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