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To W. D. Fox   [9–12 August] 1835

Summary

Expresses envy for WDF’s life as a clergyman.

Outlines homeward voyage; tells of his hope of seeing active volcanoes and Tertiary strata in Galapagos. Recommends geology to Fox. Discusses Lyell’s views; CD has become "a zealous disciple".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [9–12 Aug] 1835
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 47a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-282

To J. S. Henslow   12 [August] 1835

Summary

Looks forward to seeing volcanoes in Galapagos Islands.

Has altered his views on Cordillera formations as a result of another trip. Discusses his theory of their origin and history.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  12 [Aug] 1835
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Henslow letters: 27 DAR/1/1/27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-283

To H. S. Fox   15 August 1835

Summary

Sends some geological specimens. Describes his recent trips and findings on the geology of the Andes. Asks if HSF has seen large beds of shells on elevated land – possibly at Rio Grande or S. Brazil.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Stephen Fox
Date:  15 Aug 1835
Classmark:  Bodleian Libraries, Oxford (MS. Eng. lett. c. 235, fol. 28)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-284
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