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From Henry Stephen Fox   31 October 1833


Urges CD to visit Flores Island near Montevideo if he has not already done so. Describes formation of greenstone and the granite formations on small islands in the Uruguay channel.

Sends specimens from Pôrto Alegre [Brazil] for identification by CD.

Author:  Henry Stephen Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1833
Classmark:  DAR 39.1: 1–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-226

From H. S. Fox   25 July 1834


Thanks CD for letter of 5 April and specimens; did not know the Falklands and Patagonia were so interesting geologically.

Will answer CD’s queries about S. Brazil in another letter. Names Friedrich Sellow, A. Saint-Hilaire, and Andrew Mathews as naturalists who travelled there. Directs CD to Alexander Caldcleugh in Santiago.

Author:  Henry Stephen Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 July 1834
Classmark:  DAR 204: 123
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-252

To H. S. Fox   15 August 1835


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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