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To W. D. Fox   May 1832

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Writes of voyage and his work in natural history: geology, collecting insects (freshwater beetles and spiders at Botofogo Bay); life at sea, sublime views ashore.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  May 1832
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-168

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   May 1832 …

To W. D. Fox   [12–3] November 1832

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Sketches the Beagle’s travels – Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, cruise to the south and return – and what the future holds. Writes with nostalgia of England and says he sees no end to the voyage.

He enjoys and has been lucky principally in geology and among pelagic animals; has found remains of large extinct animals.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [12–13] Nov 1832
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-189

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   [12–3] November 1832 …
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