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To Caroline Darwin   23 [October 1833]

Summary

Describes his trip to north of Santa Fé, his illness, and return by boat to Buenos Aires – which he found in the throes of a revolution. Covington is cut off from the town, which some expect to be plundered.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  23 [Oct 1833]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-222

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To Caroline Darwin   13 November 1833

Summary

His troubles during the revolution have ended well.

Now plans to investigate geological formations at Rio Negro. Is concerned about the expense but cannot bear to miss seeing "one of the most curious pieces of Geology".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  13 Nov 1833
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-230

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From R. W. Darwin   7 March 1833

Summary

Writes of the pleasure all feel in CD’s continued good health and joy in his voyage.

Tells of the banana tree he bought, which he sits under and thinks of CD "in similar shade".

CD’s financial accounts are correct.

Author:  Robert Waring Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Mar 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-201

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To Caroline Darwin   20 September [1833]

Summary

With the help of General Rosas, CD has just finished an overland journey from Patagones to Buenos Aires; he tells of fossil finds at Bahia Blanca and Guardia del Monte. Spring reminds him of home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  20 Sept [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-215

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From Catherine Darwin   29 October 1833

Summary

Finds his journal interesting; they will read it aloud to Papa on winter evenings. They all regret the long time the journey is taking.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Oct 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-225

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From Robert FitzRoy   [1833?]

Summary

List of mountains with their heights.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1833?]
Classmark:  DAR 40: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-194

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From Caroline Darwin   7 March [1833]

Summary

Sends her love and family news.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Mar [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-202

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From Catherine Darwin   27 September 1833

Summary

Mainly Shropshire news of family and friends.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-217

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To Caroline Darwin   30 March – 12 April 1833

Summary

Account of the four-month voyage to Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn, and return. The Fuegians are landed with Richard Matthews [the missionary in charge of them]. Storms, seasickness, hostile savages, and scenery are described. His increasing interest in all branches of natural history makes the hardships worth while. FitzRoy buys a schooner. CD will stay at Rio Negro while it is fitted.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  30 Mar – 12 Apr 1833
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-203

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From Caroline Darwin   1 September 1833

Summary

News of family and friends. "I tell you all the gossip I can that you may know how the Shropshire world is going on."

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-214

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From Caroline Darwin   28 October [1833]

Summary

Finds CD’s journal very entertaining and interesting, but thinks his style in first part too much influenced by Humboldt.

Sends some books by Harriet Martineau and Archbishop Whately.

Rejoices that the more he sees of Negroes, the better he thinks of them.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct [1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-224

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From Catherine Darwin   29 May 1833

Summary

She and Susan are in London, and she writes of people they have seen or had news of: Captain Harding, E. A. Darwin, Fanny [Mrs Hensleigh] Wedgwood, Emma Wedgwood, the Langtons, Josiah Wedgwood and Aunt Bessie, Fanny Biddulph and child, and the Evanses of Portrane.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-208

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From Caroline Darwin   13 January 1833

Summary

Family news. Uncle Jos [Josiah Wedgwood II] has been returned to Parliament with a fine majority.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-195

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To Susan Darwin   3 December [1833]

Summary

Has had to draw bills totalling £217 in seven months.

Is glad the Captain has decided to winter in Tierra del Fuego, because this will facilitate "glorious excursions" into the Andes.

Has obtained fragments of fossil bones and part of a Megatherium head.

Their long delay occurred because the charts were not complete for sending home.

CD is now on shore because of seasickness.

The family may not hear from him for a year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  3 Dec [1833]
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-233

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From Catherine Darwin   27 November 1833

Summary

Mentions letters sent in parcel and those from CD received by Fox and Henslow. Adds news of family and friends.

Appreciation of his journal. She hears that CD’s "theory of the Earth" is the same as Lyell’s in 3d volume [of Principles of geology (1833)].

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-232

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From Caroline Darwin   30 December [1833] – 3 January 1834

Summary

News of family and friends. Hensleigh Wedgwood’s scruples about swearing oaths.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Dec [1833] & 3 Jan 1834
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-234

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From Caroline Darwin   1–4 May 1833

Summary

News of family and friends.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1-4 May 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-205

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To J. S. Henslow   [20–7] September 1833

Summary

Informs JSH that a Spanish friend has offered him a cargo of bones. If they arrive, he has arranged with Edward Lumb to forward them to JSH. [Forwarded to JSH with 244.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [20–7] Sept 1833
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-216

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  • r Lumb has kindly offered to forward them to you. — I leave this as a direction to him, & he will add the name of Ship, date, port &c or whatever is necessary. — Believe me Yours most truly obliged | Charles Darwin

From Robert FitzRoy   24 [August 1833]

Summary

Wishes CD well on his trip to General Juan Manuel Rosas. CD is to send word when he wants a boat; there is no hurry, for there is plenty of work for the sounders. He envies CD’s travels.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 [Aug 1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204.7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-212

Matches: 1 hit

From Susan Darwin   3–6 March 1833

Summary

Captain Beaufort has offered to get one more letter to CD before the long voyage around the Horn;

SD brings family news up to date.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 & 6 Mar 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-200

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