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To W. D. Fox   10 October [1850]

Summary

Is concerned about the education of his boys and is undecided between Rugby and Bruce Castle schools; is inclined toward the latter, but afraid to experiment on so important a subject.

Reports on his pear-trees.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  10 Oct [1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 78)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1362

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   10 October [1850] …
  • … See letter to W.  D. Fox, 4 September [1850] . The final decision was to send William to …
  • … School register ). In his letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] ( Correspondence vol.  5), …
  • … classical education’. See letter to W.  D. Fox, [May 1850] . See letter to Syms Covington, …
  • … 23 November 1850 , n.  4. See letter to W.  D. Fox, 6 February [1849]. See …
  • … Correspondence vol.  2, letter to W.  D. Fox, [20 November 1843] . Henry James Wharton, …

To W. D. Fox   [May 1850]

Summary

Details of his continuing water-cure regimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [May 1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1323

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   [May 1850] …
  • … See CD’s reference to Fox’s ‘Noah’s Ark’ in his letter to W.  D. Fox, 10 October [1850] . …
  • … and a shallow bath. See also letter to W.  D. Fox, 4 September [1850] , n.  2. CD’s Health …

To W. D. Fox   [17 January 1850]

Summary

Account of the birth of Leonard Darwin, during which he administered the chloroform to Emma.

Continues the water-cure.

Has begun work on fossil cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [17 Jan 1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1292

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W. D. Fox   [17 January 1850] …

To W. D. Fox   4 September [1850]

Summary

Has heard that Louis Agassiz maintains the doctrine of several species of man "much I daresay to the comfort of the slave-holding southerners".

Homeopathy excites his wrath even more than clairvoyance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  4 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 77)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1352

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   4 September [1850] …
  • Fox I was much pleased to get your very agreeable letter with all its curious facts on the female sex & their hereditariness. Undoubtedly the periodical shedding of the nails almost by itself w d

To Adam Sedgwick   11 October [1850]

Summary

Thanks AS for a copy of his book, Discourse [on the studies of the University, 5th ed.].

Thinking of not sending his eldest son [William] to a classical school.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adam Sedgwick
Date:  11 Oct [1850]
Classmark:  Gerald M. Friedman (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1369F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … D.  Hooker, 13 June [1850] , and letter to W.  D.  Fox, 4 September [1850] and n.  2). See …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 10 October [1850] and n.  2. Sedgwick, …

To Syms Covington   23 November 1850

Summary

Thanks SC for box of specimens [of cirripedes].

Often wishes he had settled in one of the colonies because of opportunities for his children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Syms Covington
Date:  23 Nov 1850
Classmark:  Sydney Mail 9 August 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1370

Matches: 1 hit

  • … in Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] , and on 1 February 1852  …

To Mr Downie?    14 July [1850]

Summary

An enquiry about the availability, size, and cost of cork-lined boxes for entomological collections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mr Downie
Date:  14 July [1850]
Classmark:  Autos & Autos (dealers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1343A

Matches: 1 hit

  • … in 1850. See Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 4 September [1850] . …
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