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To W. D. Fox   10 August [1853]

Summary

Thanks WDF for writing so soon after his misfortunes, and again expresses sympathy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  10 Aug [1853]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 85)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1527

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   10 August [1853] …
  • … The death of Louisa Mary Fox on 29 July 1853 (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 29 [July 1853] ). …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  2, letters to W.  D. Fox, 23 March [1842] , [31 March 1842] , …

To W. D. Fox   29 [July 1853]

Summary

Sympathises with WDF’s tribulations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  29 [July 1853]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 83)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1526

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   29 [July 1853] …
  • Fox, 17 July [1853] . See letter to W.  D. Fox, 17 July [1853] , n.  12. …
  • … Mary Fox, born 28 December 1850, died 29 July 1853. (The editors thank Anthony W.  D. …
  • Fox’s death certificate, and for pointing out that the date of her death given in Darwin pedigree is incorrect. ) Letter to W.  D. …

To W. D. Fox   29 January [1853]

Summary

Discusses education of his sons. Would like to see more diversity.

He is pleased that Richard Owen and others had a good opinion of his first volume [on Living Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  29 Jan [1853]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1499

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   29 January [1853] …
  • … See letter to W.  D. Fox, 24 [October 1852] , in which CD mentions Fox’s chest ailment. …
  • … also Correspondence vol.  1, letters from W.  D. Fox, 30 June 1832  and 29 August – 28  …
  • … innovative Bruce Castle School ( letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] , and Correspondence …
  • … vol.  4, letter to W.  D. Fox, 10 October [1850] ). George Howard Darwin, then 7 1 2 years …

To W. D. Fox   17 July [1853]

Summary

Discusses Rugby and education in general. The enormous proportion of time spent on classics checks interest "in anything in which reasoning & observation comes into play".

Expresses shock and sympathy on learning of the deaths in WDF’s house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  17 July [1853]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 84)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1522

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D. Fox   17 July [1853] …
  • w d . never have undertaken it, had I foreseen what a job it was: I hope to have finished by the end of the year. — Do write again before a very long time: it is a real pleasure to me to hear from you. Farewell with my wifes kindest remembrances to yourself & M rs Fox. …

To G. R. Waterhouse   18 January [1853]

Summary

Thanks GRW for his sympathy on his ill health. Feels better lately.

Sends thanks to G. P. Deshayes for his advice.

Asks what "original work" GRW has begun so his name will become better known.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Robert Waterhouse
Date:  18 Jan [1853]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-944

Matches: 1 hit

  • … CD’s spell of good health, see letter to W.  D. Fox, 24 [October 1852] , n.  3. Because of …

To Edward Cresy   29 April [1853]

Summary

Discusses installation of watering system. Sent question to Gardeners’ Chronicle but, through EC’s kindness, superfluously.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  29 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1677

Matches: 1 hit

  • … to Susan Darwin, [19 March 1849] , and to W.  D. Fox, 4 September [1850], n.  2). The copy …

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   19 March [1853]

Summary

Objects to early deadline for submitting manuscript [of Living Cirripedia 2 (1854)]. Discusses illustrations by G. B. Sowerby [Jr].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  19 Mar [1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.104)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1507

Matches: 1 hit

  • … be ready by the end of 1852, and letter to W.  D. Fox, 24 [October 1852] , for CD’s later …
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