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To W. D. Fox   28 August [1837]

Summary

Proof-sheets [of Journal of researches] are tumbling in. Mentions future plans for Zoology and geological works. Has £1000 from Government for illustrations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  28 Aug [1837]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-374

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   28 August [1837] …

To W. D. Fox   [11 December 1837]

Summary

Writes following his visit to WDF.

Mentions fossils Fox has collected.

News of Albert Way.

Hensleigh Wedgwood has resigned his post because of scruples about taking oaths.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [11 Dec 1837]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 53)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-393

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [11 December 1837] …

To W. D. Fox   7 July [1837]

Summary

Has finished the Journal; is readying it for the press.

Adds family news including Caroline’s forthcoming marriage to Josiah Wedgwood III.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 July [1837]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-364

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  • … To W.  D. Fox   7 July [1837] …

To William Darwin Fox   [12 March 1837]

Summary

Finished going over his geological specimens at Cambridge, and is now in London.

Describes his plans for writing the journal, and later the geology and zoology of the Beagle voyage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [12 Mar 1837]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 51)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-348

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
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