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To John Lubbock   10 July [1861]

Summary

Seeks JL’s advice on the articles of partnership in the Southampton bank. CD and his solicitor fear they will be unfavourable to William.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 43 (EH 88206487)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3205

To John Lubbock   14 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks JL and his father for advice regarding Southampton bank. Has written to Atherley for fair terms.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  14 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 44 (EH 88206488)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3209

To John Lubbock   26 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks JL for assistance with William Darwin’s banking partnership; considers everything is now settled.

Is enjoying himself and doing a little work on orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  26 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 45 (EH 88206489)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3219

To John Lubbock   1 [and 2] August [1861]

Summary

Has visited T. V. Wollaston, who is working hard but lives too solitary a life.

There are further legal complications with William Darwin’s partnership and CD’s solicitor wants to call on JL.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  1 and 2 Aug 1861
Classmark:  DAR 263: 49 (EH 88206493)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3224

To John Lubbock   [2 August 1861]

Summary

Asks JL’s advice about details of William’s proposed banking partnership. CD’s solicitor is suspicious of Atherley’s long-term intentions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [2 Aug 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 50 (EH 88206494)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3225

To John Lubbock   9 August [1861]

Summary

JL’s kindness has laid William and himself "under an enduring obligation". One clause in the partnership agreement seems harsh but will probably never signify.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  9 Aug [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 48 (EH 88206492)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3228

To John Lubbock   10 August [1861]

Summary

With some hesitation CD’s solicitor advises acceptance of partnership offered to William.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 Aug [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 46 (EH 88206490)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3229

To John Lubbock   14 August [1861]

Summary

JL is thinking of moving to Brighton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  14 Aug [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 47 (EH 88206491)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3233

From John Lubbock   6 January 1862

Summary

Sends paper [on ancient Swiss lake-habitations, Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 2 (1862): 26–51] for CD’s opinion.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3376

From John Lubbock   7 [February] 1862

Summary

Sir George Clerk to be new President of the Zoological Society.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 [Feb] 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3378

To John Lubbock   23 January [1862]

Summary

Has had 16 in the household ill.

Wants to meet JL.

Praises JL’s paper ["Ancient lake-habitations of Switzerland", Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 2 (1862): 26–51].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  23 Jan [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 263
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3409

To John Lubbock    25 January [1857]

Summary

Dining with the Lubbocks.

JL’s paper on respiration of insects ["On the distribution of the tracheae in insects", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 23 (1860–2): 23–50].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  25 Jan [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 20 (EH 88206469)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3413

From John Lubbock   27 January 1862

Summary

Grateful for CD’s approval of "Lake-habitations".

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3414

From John Lubbock   29 January 1862

Summary

Will visit CD on Saturday.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3417

From John Lubbock   13 February 1862

Summary

Hopes CD will come to lunch on Saturday. The Busks and J. D. Hooker are with JL.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Feb 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3444

From John Lubbock   17 April 1862

Summary

JL is going on a geological excursion with Joseph Prestwich and John Evans.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3510

From John Lubbock   15 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

"The big book [Variation] will no doubt go on again now."

JL is writing on Somme implements ["Evidence of antiquity of man", Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 2 (1862): 244–69].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3549

To John Lubbock   21 August [1862]

Summary

Leonard Darwin’s illness.

William Darwin and the bank.

Beginning to make out a marvellous case of trimorphism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  21 Aug [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 4 (EH 88205929)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3693

From John Lubbock   23 August 1862

Summary

JL’s Swiss tour with Tyndall and Huxley.

Lake-habitations.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Aug 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3698

To John Lubbock   [3 September 1862]

Summary

CD was in error about bees’ behaviour at clover.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [3 Sept 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3705
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