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From W. D. Fox   20 August [1866]

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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

To W. D. Fox   24 August [1866]

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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 and Archives (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5197
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