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To W. D. Fox   7 March [1852]

Summary

Congratulates and "condoles" with WDF on a tenth child.

On education, he has not had courage to break away from "the old stereotyped stupid classical education"; has sent William to Rugby.

The first Ray Society volume [Living Cirripedia] is finished.

Has joined in a society to prosecute violators of the act against use of children in climbing chimneys.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 Mar [1852]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 80)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1476

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   7 March [1852] …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  4, letters to W.  D. Fox, 6 February [1849] and 7 [July 1849]). …
  • … letters, Correspondence vol.  1, letters to W.  D. Fox, May 1832 , [7–11] March 1835 , and …

To W. D. Fox   24 [October 1852]

Summary

News of his health; has been well of late, but cannot stand excitement. Hereditary weakness is another of his bugbears.

At work on cirripedes – "I hate a Barnacle as no man ever did before."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  24 [Oct 1852]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1489

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   24 [October 1852] …
  • … end of the year. See CD’s letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] . Horace Darwin was born on …

To John Higgins   2 August [1852]

Summary

Discusses rent reduction and possibility of a lease.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  2 Aug [1852]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/2/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1485

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  • … the effects of the Australian gold-rush. See also letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] . …

To W. E. Darwin   24 [February 1852]

Summary

Is glad WED has made a good beginning [at Rugby?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  24 [Feb 1852]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1474

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  • … had been William’s tutor ( letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] ). See letter to W.  E. …

To J. S. Henslow   [1852–60]

Summary

Sends an enclosure forwarded from Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [1852–60]
Classmark:  Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine (H MS c3.3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1466F

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 24 [October 1852] ). In spring 1860 the …
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