RECORD: Anon. 1839. [Birth of William Erasmus Darwin]. The Times (30 December): 8.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe 6.2011. RN1

NOTE: See the record for this item in the Freeman Bibliographical Database by entering its Identifier here. Although it is likely that this announcement in The Times was drafted by Charles Darwin, as was the case with the 1851 announcement of the death of Anne Elizabeth (see F1999), no evidence has been found to demonstrate that this was drafted by Darwin.

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On the 27th inst, at Upper Gower-street, the lady of Charles Darwin, Esq., of a son.

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