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To W. D. Fox   18 April [1849]

Summary

Continues to improve, but water-cure has produced "indolence and stagnation of mind".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  18 Apr [1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 73a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1240

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   18 April [1849] …
  • … parents, Ann and Samuel Fox (see Correpondence vol.  1, letter from W.  D. Fox, 1 November …

To W. D. Fox   24 [March 1849]

Summary

Reports progress with water-cure. Describes the treatment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  24 [Mar 1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 73)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1235

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   24 [March 1849] …

To W. D. Fox   7 [July 1849]

Summary

Continues water-cure treatment at home and must do so for a year. Considers himself absolutely cured.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 [July 1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1249

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   7 [July 1849] …

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox   [6 March 1849]

Summary

The entire family will set out for Malvern for six to eight weeks’ trial of J. M. Gully’s water-cure.

Family news.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [6 Mar 1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 72)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1233

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  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Fox, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  D. Fox   [6 March 1849] …

To William Darwin Fox   6 February [1849]

Summary

His memory of his recently deceased father is a treasure to him.

Thanks WDF for information on the water-cure. Dislikes the thought of it.

Reports results of his experiments with tied-up fruit-trees.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  6 Feb [1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1222

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …

To J. D. Hooker   28 March 1849

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CD’s health and his father’s death have delayed his answer. Describes J. M. Gully’s water-cure.

JDH’s Galapagos papers [Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 20 (1851): 163–233] have excellent discussion of geographical distribution, but why no general treatment of affinities?

CD’s views on clay-slate laminae.

Turmoil in Royal Society between naturalists and physicists.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Mar 1849
Classmark:  DAR 114: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1236

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  • … but in letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D. Fox, [6 March 1849] , this is inferred. James …

To Susan Darwin   [19 March 1849]

Summary

Writes a detailed account of his treatment at J. M. Gully’s hydropathy establishment at Malvern.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  [19 Mar 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 92: A7–A8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1234

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  • … s opinion of homoeopathy see letter to W.  D. Fox, 4 September [1850] . In his discussion …
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