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From William Darwin Fox   5 [May 1864]

Summary

Would like to come to Down to visit.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 [May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4484

Matches: 3 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Darwin & yourself | Yours most sincerely | W D Fox I can easily imagine you w d rather not …
  • … and the letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] . Fox was writing from a …

From W. D. Fox   2[0–29] October [1864?]

Summary

Fox hopes to see CD in London in November.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2[0–29] Oct [1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 164 (unnumbered fragments)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4639F

Matches: 2 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W. D. Fox   2[0–29] October [1864? ] …

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox   [6 May 1864]

Summary

CD has been so ill they must discourage visit by WDF. Recovering slowly with new treatment.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [6 May 1864]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 143)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4487

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Fox, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox   [6 May 1864] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D.  Fox, [May 1850] , and Colp 1977 ). Ellen Sophia …
  • … See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 5 [May 1864]. The Darwin family spent from 3 September to 12  …
  • … Correspondence vol.  11, letter from W.  D.  Fox, [11 February 1863] ). On the course of …
  • Fox I wish we could have accepted your kind proposal of coming here but I must tell you how ill Charles has been since we were at Malvern. He has had almost daily vomiting for 6 months & it was becoming a great anxiety that it should be stopped. About 3 weeks ago D r Jenner saw him for the 2 nd time & he has succeeded in stopping the vomiting & he has been 3 weeks free from it, but I am afraid of the least exertion bringing it on till his stomach has more recovered its strength. You know that the pleasure of seeing & talking with you w d

To W. D. Fox   30 November [1864]

Summary

The Copley Medal is considered a great honour, but such things make little difference to CD, except for the several kind letters he received. It shows that natural selection is making some progress.

His health is poor.

Work is crawling on Variation;

occasional botany recreative.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  30 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 145)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4685

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   30 November [1864] …
  • … See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 28 November [1864] . CD was awarded the Copley Medal at the …
  • … See also Appendix IV. See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 28 November [1864] and n.  4. Horace …
  • … 27 January 1864] ). See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 28 November [1864] and n.  3. CD had been …

From W. D. Fox   28 November [1864]

Summary

Congratulates CD on the Copley Medal.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4683

Matches: 4 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   28 November [1864] …
  • … With our Kindest regards | My dear Darwin | Your affec Friend & Cousin | W.  D.  Fox. …
  • … Gilbert Basil Fox, born 16 December 1864, was the twelfth child of W.  D.  Fox and his …

From Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox   16 May [1864]

Summary

Urges WDF to send trap he has invented to the exhibition and competition of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Advertisement of Brailsford’s Patent Vermin Trap enclosed.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  16 May [1864]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 144)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4497

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Fox, W. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox   16 May [1864] …
  • … 6, and letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] ). John Colam. Ellen Sophia …

To J. D. Hooker   [15 May 1864]

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Summary

CD finishing Lythrum paper [Collected papers 2: 106–31].

Pleased at Bates’s appointment

and Wallace’s paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4496

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 13 April [1864] and n.  5, and letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] . …

To George Busk   4 December [1864]

Summary

Thanks GB for proposing him for Copley Medal; suspects he is responsible for the praise in Sabine’s "splendid eulogy" on his work. Has, however, written to Sabine to say he would have liked a little more said about the Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Busk
Date:  4 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4696

Matches: 1 hit

  • … D.  Hooker, [15 May 1864] , and letter from W.  D.  Fox, 28 November [1864] , n.  3). See …

From William Jenner   15 October 1864

Summary

Prescribes continuing the phosphate of iron.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Oct 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4637

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1864] , and letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] ). According to Emma …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   21 December [1864]

Summary

CD working on Variation; he will soon want corrected fowl MS [Variation, ch. 7].

WBT’s breeding experiments produced no sterility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  21 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4720

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  • … 12, Appendix II)). See also letter to W.  D.  Fox, 30 November [1864] and n.  6. In June  …

To John Lubbock   [1 January 1864]

Summary

JL’s review of Huxley ["Lectures to working men", Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 4 (1864)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [1 Jan 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 61 (EH 88206505)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4375

Matches: 1 hit

  • … vol.  11, letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, 8 December [1863] , and Appendix II). …

From Henry Holland   4 November [1864]

Summary

Congratulations on the Copley Medal.

Author:  Henry Holland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 244
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4659

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 5, and letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] ). In the past, CD and his …

From Benjamin Dann Walsh   29 April – 19 May 1864

Summary

Recalls being introduced to CD when [undergraduate] at Cambridge.

Sends CD some of his pamphlets

and expresses support of Origin.

Has discovered there are "3 sexes" in the solitary Cynips as well as social insects.

Author:  Benjamin Dann Walsh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Apr – 19 May 1864
Classmark:  DAR 181: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4477

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.  1, letters to W.  D.  Fox, [26 February 1829] , [15 October 1829] , …

From E. A. Darwin   [15? April 1864]

Summary

Sir Henry Holland wants to see [Erasmus Darwin] Zoonomia.

Snow [F. J. Wedgwood] has gone, hoping to meet Fanny who is in a state of anxiety.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15? Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4482

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D. Fox, 6 February [1849] and n.  2, Correspondence …

From William Jenner   14 August 1864

Summary

CD’s urine sample was probably alkaline when passed. The deposit was phosphate of lime. Prescribes a new antacid and continuation of podophyllin. He can judge CD’s state as described by his letter.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4589

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 6, and letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] ). The enclosed prescription …
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