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From Bartholomew James Sulivan   27 June 1870

Summary

Tells of his health and family matters.

Congratulates CD on being honoured by Oxford.

Discusses the state of Tierra del Fuego and the success of missionaries there.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 293
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7246

To B. J. Sulivan   30 June [1870]

Summary

Congratulates BJS on his K.C.B.

In autumn he will publish a book partly on man [Descent], which he expects "many will decry as very wicked".

Thinks the success of the Tierra del Fuego mission is wonderful.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  30 June [1870]
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7256

From B. J. Sulivan   1 July 1870

Summary

Sends copies of a mission magazine [missing] and discusses the missionaries’ work in S. America, especially that of Thomas Bridges and W. H. Stirling.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 294
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7260

To B. J. Sulivan   2 July [1870]

Summary

Thanks BJS for a journal and an interesting letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  2 July [1870]
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7263

From B. J. Sulivan   17 December 1870

Summary

Congratulations on Leonard Darwin’s success at Woolwich Academy.

Mentions the current activities of his own sons and of some old acquaintances.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 295
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7395

To B. J. Sulivan   20 December [1870]

Summary

Thanks BJS for his congratulations [on Leonard Darwin’s success].

CD is "as usual, always ailing and grumbling".

Expects his new book [Descent] to "disgust you & many others".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  20 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7400
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