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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

To B. J. Sulivan   22 April 1878

Summary

Will be happy to subscribe to support Jemmy FitzRoy Button. Supposes BJS has considered whether it would be a real kindness to educate the boy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  22 Apr 1878
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11481

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

To B. J. Sulivan   5 November [1878]

Summary

Thanks for account of Fuegians

and news about old "Beaglers".

Has been reading A. A. Brassey [Around the world in the yacht "Sunbeam" (1878)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  5 Nov [1878]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11736

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
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