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To W. D. Fox   18 April [1849]


Continues to improve, but water-cure has produced "indolence and stagnation of mind".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  18 Apr [1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 73a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1240

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  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Forbes, James David. 1849. Fifteenth letter on …
  • … J.  D. Forbes 1849 , in which James David Forbes drew an analogy between the flow of mud- …

To Charles Lyell   [18 November 1849]


Criticises Élie de Beaumont’s view of a right angle junction of a stream of lava and a dike.

Mentions his misgivings in voting to recommend J. D. Forbes for Royal Medal.

Notes Daniel Sharpe’s work on mica schist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [18 Nov 1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.84)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1271

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  • … since the latter voted to recommend James David Forbes in the face of opposition from the …
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