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From William Darwin Fox   1 February [1867]

Summary

Wants to know whether Variation is published and how the other book [CD’s proposed volume on variation in nature] is going.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5388

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  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … dear D n | Ever yours affect ly & truly W D Fox P.S.  I have no less than 3 Free Martins …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  D.  Fox, 24 August [1866] ( Correspondence …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  14, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 24 August [1866] ). Fox refers to The …
  • … Correspondence vol.  16, letter from W.  D.  Fox, [before 4 November 1868]). Fox’s fourth …

To W. D. Fox   6 February [1867]

Summary

Has just sent MS of Variation off to printer. Is in darkness about its merits.

News of family and their health. Riding seems to help him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  6 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 147)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5392

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   6 February [1867] …
  • … See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 1 February [1867]. CD sent the manuscript of Variation to …
  • … Susan Elizabeth Darwin (see letter from W.  D.  Fox, 1 February [1867] and n.  4). Susan …
  • … Browne 2002 , p.  267). See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 1 February [1867] and n.  3. Henry …

To J. D. Hooker   8 February [1867]

Summary

On the Duke of Argyll and a review of his Reign of law.

Asa Gray’s theological view of variation. God’s role in formation of organisms; JDH’s view of Providence.

Insular and continental genera.

Owen on continuity and ideal types

and on bones of Mauritius deer.

On man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 10–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5395

Matches: 2 hits

  • … praised his speech in his letter to W.  D.  Fox, 14 October [1855] . CD had attended the …
  • … earlier, on 6 February (see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1867] and n.  2). For CD’s …

To Edward Blyth   [18 February 1867]

Summary

Asks to meet EB for a walk in the Zoological Gardens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  [18 Feb 1867]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5406

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1866] ). On CD’s recent health, see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1867] and n.  6. …

From J. V. Carus   16 October 1867

Summary

Anxious to read the second volume [of Variation].

Appreciates "the way in which you [CD] teach us all how to look on, and how to study, nature".

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5650

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  • … 1855 (see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 31 July [1855] ). Carus refers to …

From Henry Bence Jones to Emma Darwin   1 October [1867]

Summary

CD’s sudden temporary failure of memory and his eczema are not serious and would be relieved by rest and good diet.

Author:  Henry Bence Jones
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  1 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5639

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  • … 1866 and early 1867 (see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1867] ; see also Kyle 2001 ). …

To William Turner   11 February [1867]

Summary

Thanks WT for information.

Will not include chapter on man in Variation but plans separate essay in future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner
Date:  11 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5398

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  • … of Variation (see also letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1867] , n.  2). CD ultimately …

To Charles Kingsley   6 November [1867]

Summary

He had no idea that the double function of an excretory passage had played a part in the history of religion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Kingsley
Date:  6 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Quentin Keynes collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5670F

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  • … Descent 1: 207–11). See also letter from W.  D.  Fox, 1 February [1867], n.  11. The Reign …

To J. M. Herbert   7 May [1867]

Summary

Contributes to a memorial for Richard Dawes.

Describes his health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Maurice Herbert
Date:  7 May [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.327)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5529

Matches: 1 hit

  • … see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 17 July [1853] and n.  6). See letter …

To Fritz Müller   7 February [1867]

Summary

CD’s Variation is in printer’s hands.

Orchid self-sterility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Date:  7 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  The British Library (Loan MS 10 no 12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5393

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  • … Sons the previous day (see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1867] and n.  2). Müller may …

To Charles Lyell   31 October [1867]

Summary

Describes seeds transported in locust dung. Discusses other cases of transport and migration.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  31 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.336)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5659

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  6, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 3 October [1856] ). According to CD’s ‘ …

To Joseph Dalton Hooker   9 January [1867]

Summary

Criticisms and comments on JDH’s "Insular floras" in Gardeners’ Chronicle [(1867): 6].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  9 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5353

Matches: 1 hit

  • … see also Correspondence vol.  1, letter to W.  D.  Fox, [7 April 1831] and n.  2, and …
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