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From W. D. Fox   [before 1 March 1866]1

[2 pages missing]

Do you know anything 〈about〉 Woking. A grand man—a Dr Brushfield2—wants to become the Superintendant of a new Asylum there. He is a perfect man for the situation & I shd much like to see him there.

123 pages severely damaged

Footnotes

The date is established by the date of appointment of the superintendent of Brookwood Asylum (see n. 2, below).
Thomas Nadauld Brushfield was appointed superintendent of Brookwood Asylum, Woking, on 1 March 1866.

Summary

Would much like to see Dr Birchfield appointed superintendent of the new asylum at Woking.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13808
From
William Darwin Fox
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 164: 205

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13808,” accessed on 25 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13808

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18 (Supplement)

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