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Letter 4606

Lubbock, John to Darwin, C. R.

2 Sept 1864

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    Wishes to borrow volumes 1 and 3 of Narrative [vol. 1 by Capt. P. P. King, vol. 3 by CD].


15, Lombard Street. E.C.

2 Sep./64

My dear Mr Darwin

Could you kindly lend me the 1st. & 3rd. Vols. of Fitzroy? If you would send it to High Elms for me any time, they would forward it.

I hope you keep on improving.

Believe me, dear Mr. Darwin, | Yours affec | John Lubbock

C Darwin Esq

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    Robert FitzRoy edited the Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle (Narrative). Volume 1 covered the first expedition, 1826--30, and Volume 3 was CD's Journal and remarks, which was also published separately as Journal of researches.
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    The grounds of Down House bordered the High Elms estate, home of Lubbock's father, John William Lubbock. Lubbock lived in Chislehurst, Kent, about five miles north of High Elms.
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