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To W. D. Fox   [13 February 1845]

Summary

News of his family and his own health. He is able to work three hours a day on the geology of South America.

Harriet Martineau is greatly excited by mesmerism.

Tells of Sydney Smith’s dream.

Asks for some [S. American] potatoes to test "sporting".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [13 Feb 1845]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 69a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-827

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [13 February 1845] …
  • … had raised in 1836 from CD’s seeds (see letter to W.  D. Fox, [before 3 October 1846] ). …
  • Fox I am very glad to be able to tell you that my Father is at present very well; he has, however, till lately been suffering a good deal from a cough. — When do you intend to pay your Shrewsbury visit? Thanks for your letter & all your news of your Noah’s Ark; it w d

To W. D. Fox   [24 April 1845]

Summary

Murray will publish a second edition of the Journal [of researches].

CD has finished first version of South America.

A strange book, The vestiges [of creation (1844)] has appeared and some have attributed it to CD. He is "flattered and unflattered".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [24 Apr 1845]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 69)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-859

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [24 April 1845] …
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