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From W. D. Fox   13 July [1872]

Summary

Will not pass through London, so will not be able to call at Down.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 July [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8408

Matches: 6 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   13 July [1872] …
  • … directly relate to his reply to Fox (see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July 1872 ), and are …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July [1872] . The last time CD and …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  11, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 9 March [1863] and n.  3). From 1870, …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  18, letter from W.  D.  Fox, 28 October [1870] ); in 1872 they …

To W. D. Fox   29 October [1872]

Summary

Has finished Expression.

His strength fails more and more; needs to rest every six weeks or so.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  29 Oct [1872]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 151)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8585

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   29 October [1872] …
  • … See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 25 October [1872] and n.  2. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4  …
  • … vol. 20, Appendix V). See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 25 October [1872] and n.   …
  • … 4. See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 13 July [1872] . CD may refer to William Erasmus Darwin, …
  • … probably with Horace (see letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July [1872] and n.  3). William’s ill …

From W. D. Fox   25 October [1872]

Summary

Has not seen CD for about 25 years. Has heard an absurd story that CD and Emma are exploring an unknown part of America.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Oct [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 196
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8577

Matches: 4 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   25 October [1872] …
  • … between this letter and the letter to W.  D.  Fox, 29 October [1872] . There are seven …
  • d now repay the visit by coming to us. With our united kindest regards to M rs Darwin | Believe me my dear old Darwin | Ever yours | W.  Darwin Fox

To W. D. Fox   16 July [1872]

Summary

Is correcting proofs for Expression.

Family news.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  16 July [1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8413

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   16 July [1872] …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  1, letters to W.  D.  Fox, May 1832 , [7–11] March 1835 , and 15  …
  • … see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 13 July [1872] . The failure of …

From W. D. Crotch   17 November 1872

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Summary

Horns of female reindeer disappear after their calves are dropped [see Descent, 2d ed., p. 503].

Lemmings in Norway.

Author:  William Duppa Crotch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1872
Classmark:  DAR 88: 116a–b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8632

Matches: 1 hit

  • foxes don’t seem to eat many of those they kill but it is confidently believed that Rendeer & even Cows eat them. — I hear from my Brother at Philadelphia—en route for everywhere—he is collecting most vigorously & I should much like to join him— I have, however, taken a house here for 7 years & cannot well be away the whole year— I am sorry to have failed this time when I thought myself secure of the information but still hope—& am | ever yours sincerely | W D
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