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DARWIN, Erasmus, 1893-1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/17

Scope and Contents

Contains 40 letters sent from Erasmus Darwin to his mother and father, Ida and Horace, from 25 September 1893 to 6 March 1914, and a single letter to his sister Nora dated 18 September 1908. Almost half of the letters were sent between 1893 and 1901 when Erasmus was a pupil at first Horris Hill School, Newbury and later Marlborough College. The remainder were sent between [1906] and 1914.


  • Creation: 1893-1914


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40 item(s) (40 letters in 4 folders)

Language of Materials


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