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To W. D. Fox   [7–11] March 1835

Summary

Congratulates WDF on his marriage,

reminisces about Cambridge and early entomology. Now neglects entomology for geology.

Describes Concepción after earthquake.

Hopes to cross Cordilleras before they leave South America in September.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [7–11] Mar 1835
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 47)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-270

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   [7–11] March 1835 …

To W. D. Fox   [9–12 August] 1835

Summary

Expresses envy for WDF’s life as a clergyman.

Outlines homeward voyage; tells of his hope of seeing active volcanoes and Tertiary strata in Galapagos. Recommends geology to Fox. Discusses Lyell’s views; CD has become "a zealous disciple".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [9–12 Aug] 1835
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 47a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-282

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   [9–12 August] 1835 …

To Caroline Darwin   [19] July – [12 August] 1835

Summary

Describes his trip from Coquimbo to Copiapò, where he rejoined the Beagle – a hard and wearisome journey, but geologically interesting.

FitzRoy piloted the [Blonde] to rescue crew of wrecked Challenger.

CD has received letters that were missing, and others; for ten months there will be none to or from him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Date:  [19] July – [12 Aug] 1835
Classmark:  DAR 223: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-281

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  • … date was also written in August, after the letter to W.  D.  Fox, [9–12 August] 1835 . …
Document type
letter (3)
Author
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Date
1835
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