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To W. D. Fox   23 May [1863]

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Health has been poor but eczema is improved.

A "squib" about Owen and Huxley on the brain has appeared in Public Opinion [3 (1863): 497–8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  23 May [1863]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 139)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4181

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  • 1863] . See letters from W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1863] and 12 March [1863] . According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), the Darwin family visited Hartfield Grove, Hartfield, Sussex, and Leith Hill Place, near Dorking, Surrey, the homes of Charles Langton and Joshiah Wedgwood

To W. D. Fox   4 [September 1863]

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His bad health has caused him to return to Malvern.

Emma cannot find the gravestone of their child, Anne. Asks WDF whether he can remember its location.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  4 [Sept 1863]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 140)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4292

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  • 1863] . CD had left Great Malvern on 24 April 1851, before Anne’s burial, which was arranged by Frances Emma Elizabeth Wedgwood (see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to F.  M.  Wedgwood, 25 April [1851] ); there is a sketch showing the location of Anne’s grave in the Priory churchyard at Great Malvern in DAR 210.13: 39. Emma Darwin
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