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From W. D. Fox to G. H. Darwin   21 April [1879]

Summary

Has no letters or papers [of Erasmus Darwin].

Suggests CD cite some of Erasmus Darwin’s poems to answer the charge of atheism [see Erasmus Darwin, p. 44].

Recounts a story of a remarkable cure by Dr Darwin, showing his sagacity and daring.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  21 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 177–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12006

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  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, G. H. …
  • … unfairly. In much haste Yours very truly | W D Fox We are just off into Warwickshire for a …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox to G.  H.  Darwin   21 April [1879] …
  • … of Erasmus Darwin, see the letter from W.  D.  Fox to G.  H.  Darwin, 15 April [1879] . …
  • … 1879 ( Erasmus Darwin ). See letter from W.  D.  Fox to G.  H.  Darwin, 15 April [1879] . …

From W. D. Fox   3 March [1879]

Summary

Sends family news;

describes what remains of his "menagerie" and tells of his interest in the framework of his son’s German badger-hound.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 172–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11913

Matches: 2 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   3 March [1879] …

From W. D. Fox to G. H. Darwin   15 April [1879]

Summary

Fears he cannot give much information for CD’s book [Erasmus Darwin]. Recounts how his mother’s health was improved by Erasmus Darwin’s treatment. Remembers being attacked as a boy by an angry lady whose beautiful teeth were extracted by Dr Darwin "to cure some nervous spasms".

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  15 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 175–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11995

Matches: 2 hits

  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, G. H. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox to G.  H.  Darwin   15 April [1879] …
Document type
letter (3)
Author
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Fox, W. D.[X]
Darwin, G. H. (2)
Darwin, C. R. (1)
Date
1879
03 (1)
04 (2)