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To W. D. Fox   6 November [1836]

Summary

All his affairs are most prosperous. Has found many who will undertake description of animals; he will work at the geology. Lyell has been most friendly and kind.

CD has been proposed to the Geological Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  6 Nov [1836]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 49)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-319

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   6 November [1836] …

To W. D. Fox   15 December [1836]

Summary

Informs WDF of his activities since the Beagle landed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  15 Dec [1836]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 50)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-327

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   15 December [1836] …

To W. D. Fox   15 February 1836

Summary

Finds the voyage tedious at present.

Expects that the different scientific societies will be of the greatest use to his work in London when he returns home.

Gives some impressions of Australia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  15 Feb 1836
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 48)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-299

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox   15 February 1836 …

From Catherine Darwin   29 January 1836

Summary

They have been reading about the wreck of the Challenger; much impressed by Capt. FitzRoy’s bravery.

The W. D. Foxes have a daughter. Family news.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1836
Classmark:  DAR 97 (ser. 2): 28–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-296

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  • … much impressed by Capt. FitzRoy’s bravery. The W. D. Foxes have a daughter. Family news. …
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