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To W. D. Fox   14 February 1878

Summary

CD and Frank Darwin hard at work on physiology of plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  14 Feb 1878
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11358

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   14 February 1878 …
  • … Theodora Fox; see letter from W.  D.   Fox, 12 February [1878] and n. 5. Richard Buckley …
  • … See letter from W.  D.  Fox, 12 February [1878] . CD and Fox were both students at …
  • … weeks there in 1828 (see Correspondence vol. 1, letter to W. D. Fox, [October 1828] ). …

From W. D. Fox   22 July [1878]

Summary

Thanks CD for his condolences. Reminisces about their youth.

On the death of his naturalist friend, W. C. Hewitson.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 July [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11625

Matches: 6 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   22 July [1878] …
  • … condolences on the death of Fox’s daughter Theodora ( letter to W. D. Fox, 10 July 1878 ). …
  • … her kindest regards to M rs Darwin— Excuse this stupid note Yours always | W.  D.  Fox
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter to W. D. Fox, 10 July 1878 . …
  • … the summer of 1877 (see letter from W. D. Fox, 12 February [1878] ). Ellen Sophia Fox. …

From W. D. Fox   12 February [1878]

Summary

Congratulates CD on his birthday.

WDF has been suffering from bronchitis.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11355

Matches: 4 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   12 February [1878] …
  • … most heartily with me in these wishes Ever Dear old Darwin | Yours affect ly | W.  D.  Fox
  • … between this letter and the letter to W. D. Fox, 14 February 1878 . Fox probably refers to …

To W. D. Fox   10 July 1878

Summary

Letter of condolence on reading Times report of death of WDF’s daughter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  10 July 1878
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11598

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   10 July 1878 …

To G. H. Darwin   3 February [1878]

Summary

CD at first thought GHD should not answer Haughton [see 10689], but Hooker thinks if no correction is made Haughton’s error will be quoted for 20 years. CD is now inclined to agree.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  3 Feb [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11345

Matches: 1 hit

  • … appendicitis; see Correspondence vol. 25, letter to W. D. Fox, 2 December 1877 and n. 1. …
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