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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

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851] …
  • … DAR 210.13: 14 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [19 Apr 1851] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … one of Emma’s pet names for CD ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 104). Probably Erasmus Alvey …
  • … A. Thorley, who was nursing Anne. The Darwin children’s nurse ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 86). …

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

Matches: 10 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851] …
  • … See also letter from Emma Darwin, [22–3 April 1851] . …
  • … DAR 210.13: 22 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [21 Apr 1851] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … purgative. Nurserymaid at Down House ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 80–1). A sand-glass, probably …
  • … to leave Jersey, where she was staying, and come to Down ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 132). …
  • … According to Emma Darwin’s diary, Elizabeth arrived on Tuesday, 22 April. …
  • … of her pregnancy. Horace Darwin was born 13 May 1851. Emma had sent a message via Fanny …

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

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [19 April 1851] …
  • … to Malvern in March to keep Anne company ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 132). …
  • … DAR 210.13: 13 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [19 Apr 1851] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … nursing of Anne, Emma also depended ‘on her eye for illness’ ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 133). …
  • … Allen was staying with Emma in Down ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 132). Samuel Poole Acton was …
  • … by special messenger. )’ Henrietta Emma Darwin, Anne’s younger sister, had been taken …

From Horace Darwin to Emma Darwin   [18 September 1880]

Summary

Found worm-casts atop a 2555–foot hill.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Sept 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12717

Matches: 5 hits

From Charles and Emma Darwin to W. E. Darwin   [13 January 1861]

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Summary

Two letters for WED at E. A. Darwin's. G. H. Darwin has been to dentist. Please collect and pay for GHD’s skates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [13 Jan 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3046F

Matches: 11 hits

  • Darwin, Emma Darwin, W. E. …
  • … DAR 185: 117 Charles Robert Darwin Emma
  • … From Charles and Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin   [13 January 1861] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin [13 Jan 1861] William Erasmus Darwin …
  • … 11 January 1861, and left on 21 January (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Emma was mistaken …
  • … see n.  3, below) and references in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242; see nn.  2 and 8, …
  • … George Howard Darwin, who, according to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), went to London on …
  • … 1860] (DAR 251: 2226), letters from Emma Darwin to W.  E. Darwin, [30 January 1861] (DAR …
  • … further identified. London Bridge station. Emma Darwin added this note to CD’s letter. The …
  • … House with William on 14 January 1861 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)); to the London home …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

From W. E. Darwin to Emma and/or Charles Darwin   c. 20–5 September 1877

Summary

Description of their English dinner companions at a foreign hotel.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  c. 20-25 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11146F

Matches: 5 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … DAR 210.5: 18 William Erasmus Darwin c. 20-25 Sept 1877 Charles Robert Darwin Emma
  • … From W.  E.  Darwin to Emma and/or Charles Darwin   c .  20–5 September 1877 …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Darwin, W. E. Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

From Emma Darwin   [June 1861]

Summary

Describes her compassion for all his sufferings and writes of her wish that his gratitude could be offered to heaven as well as to herself. To her, the only relief is to try to believe that suffering and illness are from God’s hand "to help us to exalt our minds & to look forward with hope to a future state".

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [June 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3169

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [June 1861] …
  • … DAR 210.8: 35 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin unstated [June 1861] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … after their marriage ( Correspondence vol.  2, letter from Emma Darwin, [ c . February  …
  • … 1839]). See Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 173–5. Isaiah 26:3. …

From Emma Darwin to G. H. Darwin   [14 October 1881]

Summary

Arrangements for the disposal of the contents of Erasmus Alvey Darwin’s house at 6 Queen Anne Street, London.

The text on EAD’s gravestone.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [14 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.3: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13400F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, G. H. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to G. H. Darwin   [14 October 1881] …
  • … DAR 210.3: 24 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [14 Oct 1881] George Howard Darwin …

From W. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [after 30 September 1867]

Summary

Sends the information about Rouse the tutor.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [after Sept 1867]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5636F

Matches: 5 hits

From W. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   [25 January 1868]

Summary

Expresses his pleasure at GHD’s degree.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 Jan 1868]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 33)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5798F

Matches: 5 hits

To Emma Darwin   [17 April 1851]

Summary

Reports the state of Anne Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1399

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [17 April 1851] …
  • … Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood] to go down to Malvern. ’ ( ’ (Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 132–3). …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … DAR 210.13: 8 Charles Robert Darwin Malvern [17 Apr 1851] Emma
  • … Malvern for the second time on 17 April (Emma Darwin’s diary). A letter of 18 April, from …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

To Emma Darwin   [24 June 1846]

Summary

News of progress in remodelling. He and Etty [Henrietta] miss the rest of the family.

Was sick, but "two pills of opium righted me".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [24 June 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-982

Matches: 13 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [24 June 1846] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … DAR 210.8: 24 Charles Robert Darwin Down [24 June 1846] Emma
  • … and phaeton seemed to be kept entirely for our service’ ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 105). …
  • … Henry Hemmings was one of Sarah Wedgwood’s servants ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 106). …
  • … at Tenby’ and the notation on letter to Emma Darwin, [25 June 1846] , ‘June 1846 to me at …
  • … Down House MS) 7 July 1846 and letter to Emma Darwin, [25 June 1846] . Sulivan had just …
  • … in Down. John Lewis. See letter to Emma Darwin, [3–4 February 1845] , n.  5. Presumably a …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … s voyage on 19 June 1846. Emma took William and Anne Darwin to Tenby, a seaside resort and …

From W. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin   8 August [1862]

Summary

WED thinks Bournemouth a suitable holiday destination for ED and CD.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  8 Aug [1862]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3674F

Matches: 5 hits

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 3 February 1867?]

Summary

Will be glad to see her on 4th.

Thinks Hensleigh is getting better, very slowly.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [before 3 Feb 1867?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B122–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5335

Matches: 8 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … From Erasmus Alvey Darwin to Emma Darwin   [before 3 February 1867? ] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … The date is conjectured from visits of Henrietta Emma Darwin, and …
  • … CD and Emma Darwin to London (see n.  3, below), and from Hensleigh Wedgwood’s poor …
  • … signatures has not been identified. Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) records that Henrietta …
  • Darwin, E. A. Wedgwood, Emma
  • … DAR 105: B122–3 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated [before 3 Feb 1867? ] Emma

To Emma Darwin   [9 May 1842]

Summary

Is "stomachy and be-blue-devilled" because of costs of publishing [Zoology and Coral reefs]. Wonders how the remainder [of the Zoology and Geology of "Beagle"] can be published without taking £200 or £300 out of their personal funds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [9 May 1842]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-626

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [9 May 1842] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Wedgwood’s verses—an ‘epitaph’ on Susan Darwin ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 70 n. ): Here the …
  • … DAR 210.8: 20 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [9 May 1842] Emma
  • … whom Fanny Wedgwood was devoted. See Emma Darwin (1915) 1: 234 n. ; Arbuckle 1983 , p.   …
  • … the years 1832 to 1836. By Charles Darwin. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1842. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

To Emma Darwin   [20 or 27 October 1844]

Summary

Has been discussing wills and other legal matters with his father.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [20 or 27] Oct 1844
Classmark:  Emma Darwin 2: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-783

Matches: 7 hits

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

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [22–3 April 1851] …
  • … DAR 210.13: 25 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [22–3 Apr 1851] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … See letter to Emma Darwin, [21 April 1851] , n.  2. …
  • … was first administered to Emma during the birth of Francis Darwin, 16 August 1848 ( …
  • … Leonard Darwin was born, 15 January 1850, CD himself administered chloroform to Emma ( …

To Emma Darwin   [25 May 1848]

Summary

Anxiety about R. W. Darwin’s health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [25 May 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1179

Matches: 9 hits

  • Darwin, Emma
  • … To Emma Darwin   [25 May 1848] …
  • … Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … vol.  2, Appendix IV, ‘Darwin’ s notes on marriage’). Emma Darwin referred to CD as her ‘ …
  • … nigger’ as a term of endearment ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 104). …
  • … et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … DAR 210.8: 30 Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury [25 May 1848] Emma
  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma

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

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Emma Darwin   [24 April 1851] …
  • … DAR 210.13: 30 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [24 Apr 1851] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … See letter from Emma Darwin [23 April 1851], n.  7, for Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood’s letter …
  • … Anne’s worsening condition. See letter to Emma Darwin, [23 April 1851] . Fanny Mackintosh …

From Emma Darwin to John Scott   23 September [1863]

Summary

CD too unwell to read. JS should not send Primula paper MS until CD returns home.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  23 Sept [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 93: B1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4302

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Scott, John …
  • … From Emma Darwin to John Scott   23 September [1863] …
  • … DAR 93: B1–2 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Malvern 23 Sept [1863] John Scott …
  • … his return home when he will write himself— I am dear Sir | Yours truly | Emma Darwin
  • … is established by the address; according to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), CD stayed at …
  • … Scott, 21 September [1863] . According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), CD was repeatedly …
  • … 23 September 1863. See also letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [29 September 1863] . …
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