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From B. J. Sulivan   29 December 1875

Summary

BJS has just moved.

Gives the information he has of their old shipmates.

Tells of his brother’s misfortunes.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 177: 302
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10331

From B. J. Sulivan   25 December 1877

Summary

BJS was pleased to see CD’s son [William] and his wife at Charles Langton’s.

His own son is preparing for marriage.

Reports meeting a former Beagle shipmate.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 303
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11288

From B. J. Sulivan   [14–20] April [1878]

Summary

Asks whether CD wishes to join other old "Beagles" in supporting an orphan grandson of Jemmy Button.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14–20] Apr [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 304
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11459

From B. J. Sulivan   10 May 1878

Summary

Scheme for Jemmy Button’s grandson has fallen through, as he has already been "adopted".

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 177: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11501

From B. J. Sulivan   3 November 1878

Summary

Encloses a letter [missing] on the progress of the Fuegians.

His eldest son has married.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1878
Classmark:  DAR 177: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11734

From B. J. Sulivan   7 November 1878

Summary

Explains the occurrence of cattle on the Fuegian islands.

Discusses intentions with regard to missionary stations and steamers in the area.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1878
Classmark:  DAR 177: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11739

From B. J. Sulivan   2 January [1880]

Summary

Repeats extracts of a letter received from Bishop Stirling’s daughter containing anecdotes and observations of the Fuegian natives.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 308
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11818

From B. J. Sulivan   9 June 1879

Summary

Reports on his family’s illnesses and other domestic matters.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 309
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12097

From B. J. Sulivan   13 October 1879

Summary

The "Beagles" are, after all, to provide for Jemmy Button’s grandson [see 11501].

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12255

From B. J. Sulivan   20 May 1880

Summary

Thanks CD for the loan of a book;

discusses his family’s health and other domestic affairs.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 311
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12612

From B. J. Sulivan   12 November 1880

Summary

Is collecting annual subscriptions for the support of J[emmy] FitzRoy Button. Has only just been told of the death of Miss [Sarah Elizabeth] Wedgwood.

Gives news of some former Beagle crew members.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12809

From B. J. Sulivan   16 November 1880

Summary

Wonders whether CD can explain why white muscat grapes growing between two black grapevines have started turning black on ripening but retain the muscat flavour.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 313
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12823

From B. J. Sulivan   18 March 1881

Summary

Reports the observations of Thomas Bridges on the Fuegian natives. Discusses especially the languages of the area.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 314
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13089

From B. J. Sulivan   29 September 1881

Summary

Gives further details on his grapes.

Tells of his recent movements and state of health.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 315
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13363

From B. J. Sulivan   29 November 1881

Summary

BJS is looking forward to reading the life of Lyell [K. M. Lyell, Life, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, 2 vols. (1881)].

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 316
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13519

From B. J. Sulivan   3 December 1881

Summary

BJS’s son has seen six Fuegians being exhibited in Berlin; BJS hopes that they might be bought from their master and returned to Tierra del Fuego.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 317
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13527

From B. J. Sulivan   [November 1838 – April 1839]

Summary

Observations on the geology of the Falkland Islands.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1838 – Apr 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 39: 20–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13847

From Bartholomew James Sulivan   2 February [1855]

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Summary

The only mainland vegetation he saw on Falkland Island shores were trees. Remembers no strange birds there, but on journey home saw a woodcock more than 500 miles from the nearest land.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Feb [1855]
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1551

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:  DAR 32: 16a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-156

From Bartholomew James Sulivan   27 September [1862]

Summary

J. C. Wickham and Arthur Mellersh are in town and BJS wonders whether there is any chance CD might join them.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 275
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3741
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