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To G. H. Darwin   [1882?]

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Encloses a letter from a Mr Hill on some [unspecified] legal matter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [1882?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13590

To G. H. Darwin   21 January 1882

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Asks GHD to send a copy of his "paper on the moon" [probably Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 171 (1880): 713–891] to V. O. Kovalevsky.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13631

From G. H. Darwin   [22 January 1882]

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Writes of his work and a paper accepted for publication in the Philosophical Transactions [? "Stresses caused in the interior of the earth", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 173 (1883): 187–230].

Gives news of friends.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Jan 1882]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13636

From G. H. Darwin   [23 January 1882]

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Has sent Kovalevsky his major paper on the moon’s motion, with references to others.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Jan 1882]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13639

From G. H. Darwin   23 January 1882

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Encloses letter from R. S. Ball [missing], who has placed reliance on Samuel Haughton’s wild speculations.

Has heard that J. Challis’s health is worse.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13640

To G. H. Darwin   24 February [1882]

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Has sent last week’s Nature wth J. S. Newberry’s paper ["Hypothetical high tides", Nature 25 (1882): 357–8]. CD thinks Newberry is right. This week’s issue has a letter against Newberry by Charles Callaway ["Letters to the editor: hypothetical high tides", Nature 25 (1882): 385].

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a series by scientists in the Contemporary Review on what is known and what is theoretical in science. [The series appears to have begun with an article by Robert S. Ball, "The boundaries of astronomy", 41 (1882): 923–41]. CD was asked to participate, but refused.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  24 Feb [1882]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13704

From George Howard Darwin   [28 November 1856]

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Letter from school with instructions where to put away his belongings at home.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Nov 1856]
Classmark:  DAR 251: 2222
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2003F

To George Howard Darwin   24 [February 1859]

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Writes about their new billiard table.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  24 [Feb 1859]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2420

From George Howard Darwin   [12 June 1862]

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Leonard Darwin has scarlet fever so GHD has said he should be sent home and has asked E. A. Williams to call at Down.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 June 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3598F

From G. H. Darwin   [after 5 August 1862]

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Describes insects caught while visiting Lythrum.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 5 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 90.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3671

From George Howard Darwin   [before 11 May 1863]

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Notes, calculations, and diagrams on phyllotaxy.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 May 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 51: 6–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3887

From G. H. Darwin   [9–15 June 1863]

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Discusses some angles [relating to phyllotaxy].

The forthcoming school holidays.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9–15 June 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4209

To George Howard Darwin   [after 5 April 1864?]

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Enquires about the relationship of English grains to French milligrammes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [after 5 Apr 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4451F

From G. H. Darwin   [after 6 April 1864?]

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Calculates the relationship between grains and milligrams; asks his mother for a fruit tart and twelve napkins.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 6 Apr 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4453F

To George Howard Darwin   [1866]

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Asks GHD what the chances are against squinting and non-squinting children coming alternately in a family of ten.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4961

To George Howard Darwin   27 May [1867]

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CD has come to think a name better than "Pangenesis" is needed. Asks GHD to get a suggestion from a classics scholar. "Cell-genesis wd be perfect if it cd be put into Greek."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  27 May [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5553

From G. H. Darwin   [3 June 1867]

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Has asked a classics scholar about a word for Pangenesis. He suggests "atomogenesis".

Is getting in rather a fright about the coming exams.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 June 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5561

To George Howard Darwin   24 January [1868]

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Congratulations on GHD’s brilliant tripos success.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  24 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5796

To George Howard Darwin   6 February [1869]

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John Lubbock regrets GHD did not take the Eton post. JL thinks scientific masters will soon occupy places as high and as profitable as classical masters.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  6 Feb [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5843

To G. H. Darwin   [24 March 1868]

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CD relays the advice of Sir W. R. Grove on the dismal prospects of a law career.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [24 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6044
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