skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains ""

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
letter in document-type [X]
letter in document-type [X]
1834::03::30 in date [X]
1834::03::30 in date [X]
1 Item
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To Edward Lumb   30 March 1834

Summary

CD asks the time of shipment and vessel in which the [Megatherium] bones were conveyed.

Patagonia swarms with guanaco, but few other creatures.

Hopes to be able to draw up a tolerable sketch of the geology of the east side of S. America.

Saw Jemmy Button, who is married and will stay in Tierra del Fuego. Mentions Falkland uprising.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Lumb
Date:  30 Mar 1834
Classmark:  Profiles in History (dealers) (2006)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-241
Document type
letter[X]
Author
Addressee
Correspondent
Date
Search:
in keywords
1 Items

Visiting the Darwins

Summary

'As for Mr Darwin, he is entirely fascinating…'  In October 1868 Jane Gray and her husband spent several days as guests of the Darwins, and Jane wrote a charming account of the visit in a sixteen-page letter to her sister.  She described Charles…

Matches: 0 hits