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From W. D. Fox   [c. November 1838]

Summary

Reports on the effects of inbreeding in dogs and the results of crossing Canada and common geese.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. Nov 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-418

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  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D. Fox   [ c . November 1838] …
  • … collected by Fox on the Isle of Wight. See letter to W.  D. Fox, [11 December 1837] . …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  D. Fox, [15 June 1838] , and CD’s annotation ( …
  • … in the autumn of 1838 (see letter to W.  D. Fox, [15 June 1838] ). Journal and remarks was …

To W. D. Fox   [15 June 1838]

Summary

Has not been well.

Plans a geological trip to Glen Roy in Scotland.

Thanks WDF for remembering the crossing of animals, CD’s "prime hobby". "I really think some day I shall be able to do something on that most intricate subject species and varieties."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [15 June 1838]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-419

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [15 June 1838] …
  • … described by Richard Owen (see letter to W.  D. Fox, [11 December 1837] , n.  1). Fox had …
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Fox, W. D.[X]
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