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To W. D. Fox   [20 November 1843]

Summary

Family news and their quiet life at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [20 Nov 1843]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 68)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-715

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [20 November 1843] …

To W. D. Fox   [4 September 1843]

Summary

Comments on his visit to N. Wales and the evidence of glaciation, of which he feels certain.

His marine theory [of the parallel roads of Glen Roy] has revived after Louis Agassiz’s "ice work" knocked it on the head.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [4 Sept 1843]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 67)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-692

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [4 September 1843] …

To W. D. Fox   [25 March 1843]

Summary

Sympathises with WDF’s persisting grief.

Describes Down House and additions being built, which interfere with Geology [of "Beagle"].

Bodily health is improved, but cannot stand mental excitement.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [25 Mar 1843]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 66)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-665

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [25 March 1843] …
  • Fox I was very glad to get your letter some six weeks since, but grieved to the heart at its contents. Your’s does indeed seem at present a hopeless case— I should have thought that time inevitably would have done you more good, than it seems to have done— I had hoped (for experience I have none) that the mind w d

To Richard Owen   [March 1843 – 15 May 1846]

Summary

Invites the Owens to stay at Down, joining Falconer and a few others.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [Mar 1843 –15 May 1846]
Classmark:  Michael H. McHugh (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-657

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  • … at Down began in March 1843 (see letter to W.  D. Fox, [25 March 1843] ). Hugh Falconer. …

To Edward Holland   [after 12 July 1843]

Summary

Discusses fossil bones found in Australia by Mr Isaac. Suggests they be sent to Richard Owen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Holland
Date:  [after 12 July 1843]
Classmark:  John L. McDonald (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-970

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  1, letter to W.  D. Fox, [15 March 1829] ). Frederick Neville …
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Darwin, C. R.[X]
Fox, W. D. (3)
Holland, Edward (1)
Owen, Richard (1)
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