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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-113

From Francis Beaufort to Robert FitzRoy 1 September [1831]

Sep 1st

My dear Sir

I believe my friend Mr Peacock of Triny College Cambe has succeeded in getting a “Savant” for you— A Mr Darwin grandson of the well known philosopher and poet—full of zeal and enterprize and having contemplated a voyage on his own account to S. America

Let me know how you like the idea that I may go or recede in time | F B

Summary

Believes he has found a "savant" for FitzRoy in CD, whom he describes as grandson of Erasmus Darwin and "full of zeal and enterprize".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-113
From
Beaufort, Francis
To
FitzRoy, Robert
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Copy
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 113,” accessed on 28 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-113

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