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To Caroline Darwin    25–6 April [1832]

Summary

His trip to the interior was full of interest, but exhausting physically. Expects to stay at least a fortnight at Botofogo, because the Beagle returns to Bahia to correct a difference in the longitude measurements. Writes of his companions, of FitzRoy, and of his journal – which he has sent home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  25–6 Apr [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 223: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-166

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From Charles Hughes   2 November [1832]

Summary

Notes for CD on a river trip to Mercedes on the Rio Negro [Uruguay].

Author:  Charles Lawrence Hughes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Nov [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 34: 14–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-190

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To Caroline Darwin    2–6 April 1832

Summary

CD’s enjoyment of the beauty of the tropics is worth all the misery of seasickness. His mail gave him great pleasure. For two weeks he will visit a large estate in the country, and on return live at Botofogo for some weeks, collecting and learning to know the tropics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  [2] & 5 & 6 Apr [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-164

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To Caroline Darwin   24 October – 24 November [1832]

Summary

During the past two months CD has been lucky with fossil bones, and he is also finding new specimens of living animals.

He describes an ostrich hunt.

Has received several letters from home.

He enjoys Buenos Aires and admires the señoritas. Tierra del Fuego is next.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  24 Oct & 24 Nov [1832]
Classmark:  AL incomplete
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-188

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From Catherine Darwin   26–7 April [1832]

Summary

Writes chiefly of family affairs: Erasmus’ visit, further delay in Fanny Owen’s marriage, Sarah [Owen] Williams’ illness, Arthur Owen’s sad departure for India; cholera.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26[–7] Apr [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-167

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

To R. W. Darwin   10 February 1832

Summary

Sends a short résumé of his trip on the chance that it will arrive in England earlier than longer letter [158] which he hopes to send by surer means.

He is "incessantly occupied by new and most interesting animals" and thinks he will be able to do some original work in natural history.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Waring Darwin
Date:  10 Feb 1832
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-159

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From Catherine Darwin   14 October [1832]

Summary

Writes news of family, Maer, and Woodhouse. His father has sent for a banana tree

and plans to buy J. J. Audubon’s book [Birds of America (1827)].

Charles Langton has been given a living near Ludlow.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-187

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

From Catherine Darwin   25 July [– 3 August] 1832

Summary

Tells of the family’s pleasure in reading CD’s first two letters and his journal.

Comments on Shrewsbury politics, the cholera, and the family. Sedgwick calls often; Catherine thinks he is interested in Susan.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 July [– 3 Aug] 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-179

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

From Caroline Darwin   12–28 June [1832]

Summary

Brings CD up to date on family and many friends. Describes the wedding of Fanny Owen and R. M. Biddulph. Sedgwick called on return from Wales. W. D. Fox has been very ill.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12–28 June [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-173

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To Catherine Darwin   5 July [1832]

Summary

Sailing next day to Montevideo. He has taken many hitherto undescribed animals. Describes the glories of the Brazilian forest.

Mentions his concern over the Reform Bill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Date:  5 July [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-176

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From Bartholomew James Sulivan   [17 January – 7 February 1832]

Summary

Heights of various points on Quail Island [Cape Verde Is.].

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Jan – 7 Feb 1832]
Classmark:  AmemS
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-156

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From Catherine Darwin   8 January – 4 February 1832

Summary

News of family and friends, much of it about forthcoming marriages: Fanny Owen and R. M. Biddulph, Fanny Mackintosh and Hensleigh Wedgwood. Charlotte Wedgwood will write to him of her own engagement to Charles Langton.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan – 4 Feb 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-154

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  • … Darwin, Catherine Langton, Catherine Darwin, C. R. …

From Caroline Darwin   12[–18] September 1832

Summary

News of the Darwin, Wedgwood, and Owen families, including a report on Frances Wedgwood’s death.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12[-18] Sept 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-185

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To Frederick Watkins   18 August 1832

Summary

Brief summary of the voyage so far. His delight in the Brazilian forest; his trip into the interior; the turbulence at Rio; has grown a beard.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frederick Watkins
Date:  18 Aug 1832
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-181

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From E. A. Darwin   18 August [1832]

Summary

Reports on the commissions CD requested of him [in a missing letter]; comments on English political issues.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Aug [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-182

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To Catherine Darwin   May–June [1832]

Summary

Lists letters received and those sent; comments on family happenings.

The Beagle is back [from Bahia]; two sailors and "little [Charles] Musters" died of fever. In 14 days they sail for Montevideo, then to Rio Negro, then on to where no man is known to have been before.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Date:  May–June [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-169

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From Caroline Darwin (with postscript by Marianne Parker)   12[–29] March [1832]

Summary

Describes the gathering at Maer and the events culminating in Charlotte Wedgwood’s marriage to Charles Langton.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 & 29 Mar [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-163

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From Susan Darwin   15[–18] August 1832

Summary

News of family and friends.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15[–18] Aug 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-180

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From Susan Darwin   12–18 November 1832

Summary

Family news.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 & 18 Nov 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-191

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From Susan Darwin   12 May [– 2 June] 1832

Summary

News from Maer and Shrewsbury of family, friends, and reports of reactions to CD’s first letters.

Sedgwick suggests he look for fossils in gravel banks of rivers.

Fanny Owen is married to R. M. Biddulph. Reform Bill prospects.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May [– 2 June] 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-170

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