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To W. D. Fox   25 October 1833

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Writes of his ride from Rio Negro to Bahia Blanca and Buenos Aires, which he undertook in order to learn the geology of the land, so full of bones of large extinct quadrupeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  25 Oct 1833
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46c)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-223

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To W. D. Fox   23 May 1833

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He misses society. "I often conjecture what will become of me; my wishes certainly would make me a country clergyman. – You expect sadly more than I shall ever do in Nat. Hist: I am only a sort of Jackall, a lions provider; but I wish I was sure there were lions enough."

Has collected a host of minute beetles, some reptiles, small quadrupeds, and fishes. Invertebrate marine animals are his delight. The pleasure of working with microscope ranks second only to geology.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  23 May 1833
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46b)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-207

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   23 May 1833 …
  • … Letters from W.  D.  Fox, 29 August – 28 September 1832  and 23 January 1833 . To take …
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Darwin, C. R.[X]
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Fox, W. D.[X]
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1833
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