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To W. D. Fox   [October 1828]

Summary

Sends some stuffed birds for "Osmaston Museum" and some insects.

Home having cloyed, plans to go to Woodhouse to visit the Owens and the black-eyed houris [Sarah and Fanny] there.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [Oct 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-48

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   [October 1828] …

To W. D. Fox    [29 October 1828]

Summary

Has met Frederick William Hope, the entomologist; relates F. W. Hope’s praise of CD’s collection and his generous offer of assistance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [29 Oct 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-52

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [29 October 1828] …

To W. D. Fox    [24 December 1828]

Summary

CD is collecting entomological specimens;

extols the charms of Fanny Owen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [24 Dec 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-54

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [24 December 1828] …

To W. D. Fox    [29 July 1828]

Summary

CD on a reading party at Barmouth, Wales;

difficulty with mathematics.

Reports on his entomological collecting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [29 July 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-45

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [29 July 1828] …

To W. D. Fox    [19 August 1828]

Summary

Accepts invitation to a Music Meeting at Osmaston, Derbyshire.

Entomological news and queries.

Has taken up angling.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [19 Aug 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-46

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [19 August 1828] …

To W. D. Fox    [30 June 1828]

Summary

Mainly concerned with entomological specimens CD has recently captured. Three figures of beetles are included.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [30 June 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-43

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [30 June 1828] …
  • … friend’ referred to in the letter to W.  D.  Fox, [10 April 1829] . Probably Henry W.   …

To William Darwin Fox   12 [June 1828]

Summary

Account of insects he has collected, with figures drawn by sister.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  12 [June 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-42

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … Queens’ College 1826–30. Letters to W.  D. Fox, [7 January 1829] and [25–9 January 1829] …
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