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To W. D. Fox   1 September [1873]

Summary

Has been in bed for some days with ugly head symptoms. "We are a poor lot."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  1 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 152)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9040

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   1 September [1873] …
  • … Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 22 August [1873] . CD and Fox went …
  • … Correspondence vol.  1, letter from W.  D.  Fox, 1 November 1834 ). The partridge-shooting …

From W. D. Fox   22 August [1873]

Summary

Thanks CD for a copy of Expression. Is always interested in CD’s work, but finds himself diverging from some of his leading ideas.

P.S. Has found shedding of toenails in a nephew as well.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 198/3, 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9023

Matches: 6 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   22 August [1873] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  20, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July 1872 . As students at Cambridge, …
  • … See Correspondence vol.  20, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July 1872 . Fox lived in Northwich, …
  • … a treat. Ever yours affec Friend | W.  D.  Fox P.S. | I must send you an extract from a …
  • … Correspondence vol.  2, letter to W.  D.  Fox, [25 March 1843] ). In his letter to Fox of …

From Arthur Mostyn-Owen   21 May 1873

Summary

Offers to exchange a water-colour portrait of CD, done, he believes, by Fanny Biddulph, for a copy of Descent.

There has been a decrease of game-birds in the area.

Author:  Arthur Mostyn Owen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 173: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8917

Matches: 1 hit

  • … a copper cap (see Correspondence vol.  1, letter to W.  D.  Fox, [25–9 January 1829] ). …

To G. H. Darwin   5 March [1873]

Summary

Distressed by the poor health of GHD and Horace. Asks them to come home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  5 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8799

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  • … Correspondence vol.  20, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 16 July [1872] and n.  3). The Darwin …

To E. W. Lane   23 June 1873

Summary

Thanks EWL for his book about hydropathy [Old medicine and new (1873)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Wickstead Lane
Date:  23 June 1873
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.429)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8946

Matches: 1 hit

  • … vol.  12, letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6 May 1864] and n.  2). Lane’s wife was …
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