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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

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  • … 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] …

To E. A. Darwin    21 December 1828

Summary

Has found nice rooms in [Christ’s] College, which he has furnished with some very good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology.

News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. Fanny Owen is as charming as ever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1828
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-53

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  • … good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology. News of John Price, B. …
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