From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox [6–27 September 1863]1
Dear Mr Fox
I have been sending out a good many of these papers & have been very much surprized & pleased to find that a good many persons Squires Ladies & MPs are interested in the matter & anxious to find a remedy.2
Charles recommends me to send one to you & to beg you to send one to Mr Wilmot (Sir F’s son in law)3 I send one or two more in hopes that you or Mrs Fox4 may approve of them & use them in some way.
With my very kind remembrances to her I am yours | very sincerely | E. Darwin
Several have suggested offering a prize for a humane trap—5
Encloses a four-page printed pamphlet on the cruelty of steel traps [see Collected papers 2: 83–4].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 4294,” accessed on 3 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-4294