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To W. D. Fox   24 October [1839]


Hopes to publish volume on coral formations in a few months.

He and Emma live quietly, having given up parties.

Asks WDF if he remembers the Darwin family motto. He means to have a "seal solemnly engraved".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  24 Oct [1839]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-541

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   24 October [1839] …
  • … vol.  2, Appendix II). Samuel and Ann Fox, W.  D. Fox’s parents. The motto was ‘Cave et …

From Susan Darwin   [c. 24 October 1839]


Gives some information on Darwin family history.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 24 Oct 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 25 (on display at Down House in 1991)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-472

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  • … s history at this time (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 24 October [1839] ). The coat of arms is …
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