CD accepts going with Capt. FitzRoy. Explains earlier refusal as owing to his father's disapproval.
September the 1
I take the liberty of writing to you according to M
I remain Sir | Your humble & obedient servant | Chas. Darwin
- f1 112.f1CD made a geological tour of North Wales with Adam Sedgwick from 5 to 20 August 1831 (see the letter from Adam Sedgwick, 4 September 1831); he and Sedgwick, however, were together for no more than about one week during this trip (see Barrett 1974, pp. 147--8). CD returned to Shrewsbury on the 29th (see letter to W. D. Fox, 6 [September 1831]), after spending some time with friends at Barmouth.