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Recollections of Charles Darwin 2009/11/03Innes, John Brodie Keywords
Context: Recollections of Charles Darwin Innes, John Brodie Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 Manuscripts--1880-1900 Recollections of Charles Darwin, written by John Brodie Innes. Transcription: "My acquaintance with Mr. Darwin commenced when he took up his residence at Downe. I was then Curator of the adjoining Parish of Faraborough. In 1846 I became Vicar of Downe, and we became friends and so continued to his death. His kindness to me and my family was unvarying and we repaid it with warm affection. The charm of his manners, the heartiness of his fri... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to [unknown] 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to [unknown] Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to unknown person to inquire about his father's address at a particular time. Transcription: "Jan 14 07 Dear Sir If you will look at the Life + Letters [] p 281, 283, 291 you will see that his lodgings were 36 St Marl borough St At vol1 p299 I say that the house occupied by him after his marriage was 12 Upper Gower St. I imagine that Upper G St was part of what is now all called Gower St but I cannot say how that may be I see no re... more
Letter from Darwin to Camilla [Patrick] 2009/12/15[Darwin, Horace, 1851-1928] Keywords
Context: Letter from Darwin to Camilla [Patrick] [Darwin, Horace, 1851-1928] Manuscripts Fragment of a letter from [Horace] Darwin to Camilla [Pattrick], congratulating Camilla on her engagement to Mr. Pattrick. The letter is presumed to be written by one of the Darwin children, and is signed with the initials H.S.D. Transcription: "My dearest Camilla I am so very very glad to have this happy news. I was calmly strumming at the pi. when Mama walked in with a beaming face + yr. letter in her hand. I do congratulate you most heartily dear Camilla + hop... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Innes, John Brodie Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to John Brodie Innes to say that he has returned some of the letters from Charles Darwin to Mr. Innes. Transcription: "Dear Mr Innes I herewith return some letters from my father to you, with many apologies for not having sent them to you long ago yours very truly Francis Darwin" Letter, signed by sender. Sent from Wychfield, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, England. Dittrick Medical History Center, digital con... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Innes, John Brodie Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to John Brodie Innes to thank him for his offer for the letters from Charles Darwin to Innes. Francis goes on to say that he has been busy with alterations and corrections on the "Life" of Charles Darwin. Transcription: "Cambridge Dec 26 87 Dear Mr Brodie-Innes I have been slow in answering your kind letter. I have had a great press of work for a few days getting ready alterations and correction for a [] of... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Innes, John Brodie Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to John Brodie Innes to request any recollections of Charles Darwin. Also asks Innes for any letters that Charles Darwin might have written to Innes. Francis wants to have copies made. Francis goes on to mention that he is collecting material to write a life of his father. Transcription: "Down Beckenham May 25-'82 My dear Mr Innes, It has occurred to me that you might be able to give me some valuable recoll... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to John Brodie Innes Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Innes, John Brodie Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to John Brodie Innes to apologize for his forgetfulness when Innes last visited. Transcription: "June 16/82 My dear Mr Innes I am very sorry that your visit to Down should have failed through my fault- you interpreted my note quite right and I am extremely sorry that I forgot to write. I have been overwhelmed with letters which have given me a great deal of work; this is no excuse but it is the reason for m... more
Letter from Francis Darwin to [H. W. Bates] 2009/08/14Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Keywords
Context: Letter from Francis Darwin to [H. W. Bates] Darwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925 Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892 Naturalists -- Correspondence A letter to H. W. Bates to ask for help in explaining a paper by Bates on variation. Transcription: "Jy 31/86 Dear Mr Bates In one of my father's letters to Hooker he speaks of being much vexed at having forgotten to quote, in the 4th Edit of the Origin, your "[] on variation"-Can this refer to the enclosed paper of yours? I cannot find that he ever [] quote any paper on var in the later Edits I should like... more
Letter from George Howard Darwin to Mrs. Cookson 2009/08/24Darwin, George Howard, Sir, 1845-1912 Keywords
Context: Letter from George Howard Darwin to Mrs. Cookson Darwin, George Howard, Sir, 1845-1912 Correspondence--1850-1900 Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 Letter to Mrs. Cookson concerning the death of Charles Darwin. Transcription: "Down Beckenham Ap 27. 82 My dear Mrs Cookson, I write to thank you both for your kind letters. You will have known that I was in a whirl of business until [] was over. I knew my father was seriously ill + suspected that he might not love this next winter, but that the end was so close I had not a notion. A short illness wa... more
Letter from Charles Darwin to Hurst Blackett, 4672 2010/06/15Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 Keywords
Context: Letter from Charles Darwin to Hurst Blackett, 4672 Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 Transcription: " Gentlemen I see that Miss Meteyard is preparing a life of my grandfather Josiah Wedgwood. I have in my possession a good many letters to him from Dr Erasmus Darwin (also my grandfather) if they would be likely to give any information, I shall be glad to send them to Miss Meteyard or to you. They are chiefly on semi-scientific subjects probably would only be useful as shewing what subjects were occupying Mr Wedgwood’s mind the dates of them.... more
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