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To W. D. Fox   26 May [1876]

Summary

Caroline [Wedgwood] has been ill for the last 20 months.

James Paget to be consulted about William Darwin’s brain concussion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  26 May [1876]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Pearce/Darwin Fox collection RBSC-ARC-1721-1-11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515

Matches: 3 hits

  • Caroline [Wedgwood] has been ill for the last 20 months. James Paget to be consulted about …
  • … s letter has not been found. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister, had fallen ill during a …
  • … Place in Surrey was the home of Caroline and Josiah Wedgwood III. William Erasmus Darwin’s …

From William Darwin Fox   15 February [1870]

Summary

Hopes CD is coping with the very hard winter.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7107

Matches: 2 hits

  • … were Sophy Wedgwood, Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood. …
  • … Darwin. William Erasmus Darwin. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood was CD’s sister; her daughters …

From William Darwin Fox   6 February [1863]

Summary

Hopes they might meet as WDF has to come to town.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3970

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Sophy, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Darwin pedigree ). Charles Henry …
  • … Fox refers to CD’s sisters, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, Susan Elizabeth Darwin, and Emily …
  • … Catherine Darwin. Caroline Sarah Darwin married Josiah Wedgwood III in 1837. There were …

From W. D. Fox   29 November [1877]

Summary

Congratulates W. E. Darwin, who is about to be married,

and CD for the LL.D. conferred upon him by Cambridge.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11261

Matches: 2 hits

  • … afraid to ask after your sister M rs Wedgwood—(Caroline of old and a dear good creature …
  • … may have been Fox’s informant. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood and Susan Elizabeth Darwin were CD’ …

To W. D. Fox   11 May [1874]

Summary

Has just finished new editions of Descent

and Coral reefs.

Is working on a book almost wholly on Drosera; thinks he has made some discoveries.

Will never have strength and life to complete more of the series of books related to Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  11 May [1874]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 153)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9454

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Caroline’s daughter Lucy Caroline Wedgwood married Matthew James Harrison in 1874 ( …
  • … 11. CD refers to his father Robert Waring Darwin and his sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. …
  • … Freeman 1978 ). Caroline’s husband was Josiah Wedgwood III; Katherine Elizabeth Sophy …

To W. D. Fox   17 December [1860]

Summary

Writes of family photographs and health.

Is at work on an enlarged [3d] edition of Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  17 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 130a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3025

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Marianne, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Darwin pedigree ). By 1860 Fox had …
  • … are in the Darwin Museum–Down. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, aged sixty, was CD’s oldest …

To W. D. Fox   7 July [1837]

Summary

Has finished the Journal; is readying it for the press.

Adds family news including Caroline’s forthcoming marriage to Josiah Wedgwood III.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 July [1837]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-364

Matches: 3 hits

  • … press. Adds family news including Caroline’s forthcoming marriage to Josiah Wedgwood III. …
  • Caroline Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood III were married 1 August 1837 ( Darwin Pedigree ). …
  • … interested about. Caroline is going to be married to Jos Wedgwood. I do not know whether …

To W. D. Fox   24 August [1866]

Summary

Family news. Describes [final] illness of Susan Darwin [d. 3 Oct 1866]. CD’s health better.

Making rapid progress on Variation.

Has heard of hybrids between moths mentioned by WDF.

Work on [4th] edition of Origin has delayed Variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  24 Aug [1866]
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5197

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Sophy, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Freeman 1978 , s.v. Josiah Wedgwood …
  • … Darwin, was seriously ill. The reference is to Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. Her daughters …

From W. D. Fox   21 February [1871]

Summary

Thanks CD for copy of Descent.

Notes the death of Frank Parker [CD’s nephew].

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 193
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7505

Matches: 1 hit

  • … W.  D.  Fox, 15 February [1870]). Ellen Sophia Fox. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister. …

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Sophy, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood ( Freeman 1978 ). In his letter of 24  …
  • … Fox refers to CD’s surviving sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and to her three daughters, …

To W. D. Fox   18 February [1870]

Summary

Invites WDF to visit.

Describes activities of his children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  18 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  Isle of Wight Record Office (Ac 2008/79)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7113

Matches: 1 hit

  • … also refers to Elizabeth Darwin. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood’s daughter Margaret Susan married …

To W. D. Fox   [17 May 1862]

Summary

Thanks WDF for interesting letter about turkeys. Would be grateful for information on fertility of the hybrids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [17 May 1862]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 133)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3555

Matches: 1 hit

  • … the Surrey home of his sister Caroline Sarah Wedgwood and her husband Josiah Wedgwood III, …

From W. D. Fox   8 March [1856]

Summary

Is trying to procure some cocks for CD.

Believes Scotch deerhounds are mongrels.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 174
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1646

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Darwin, Emily Catherine Darwin, and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. The number of CD’s portfolio …

From W. D. Fox   16 July [1875]

Summary

Thanks CD for Insectivorous plants.

Is coming to London and hopes to visit Down.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10073

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Susan Elizabeth Darwin and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and to his father, Robert Waring …

To W. D. Fox   23 May [1863]

Summary

Health has been poor but eczema is improved.

A "squib" about Owen and Huxley on the brain has appeared in Public Opinion [3 (1863): 497–8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  23 May [1863]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 139)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4181

Matches: 1 hit

  • … from 27 April to 13 May 1863. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood was CD’s sister and Fox’s second …

From W. D. Fox   22 June [1874]

Summary

Will try to get certain insectivorous plants for CD, especially Utricularia. Is glad to hear he has taken up Drosera.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 June [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 198, 198/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9507

Matches: 1 hit

  • … RG10/192/61/29)). Robert Waring Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood; Susan Elizabeth Darwin. …

From William Darwin Fox   20 August [1866]

Summary

Is looking for CD’s book [Variation]; does not know whether it is yet published.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Aug [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 184
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5195

Matches: 1 hit

  • … sterile hybrids are produced. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. Fox had four surviving children …

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: 1 hit

  • … Ellen Sophia Fox, Fox’s wife. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, CD’s sister. CD’s annotations do …

To W. D. Fox   2 December 1877

Summary

Working hard on physiology of plants.

His son George sees no reason to change his view on marriage of cousins.

George’s astronomical work is too deep for CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  2 Dec 1877
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 155)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11266

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Surrey, the home of his sister, Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and her family, from 8 to 13 June …

From W. D. Fox   12 March [1863]

Summary

Discusses crossed varieties of sheep and ducks.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 178
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4037

Matches: 1 hit

  • … sisters, Susan Elizabeth Darwin and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood. See also letter from W.  D.   …
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