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Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. …
  • … Airy, Hubert (27) Aitchison, William (2) …
  • … Allen, John (1) Allen, Thomas (2) …
  • … Baird, S. F. (1) Baird, William (1) …
  • … Baxter, W. W. (36) Baxter, William (7) …
  • … Bell, Robert (b) (2) Bell, Thomas (2) …
  • … Bennett, A. W. (21) Bennett, William (2) …
  • … Birch, Samuel (5) Birkett, Thomas (1) …
  • … Blanche (2) Blenkiron, William, Jr (1) …
  • … Blow, T. B. (1) Blunt, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brace, C. L. (5) Bradfield, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brewer, T. M. (1) Bridges, Thomas (b) (2) …
  • … British Museum (1) Brittain, Thomas (2) …
  • … Burgers, T. F. (2) Burgess, Thomas (3) …
  • … Dareste, Camille (9) Darwin family (1) …
  • … Spratt, T. A. B. (1) Spring Rice, Thomas (2) …
  • … Wheler, E. A. (9) Whewell, William (8) …

Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, by John Clunies Ross. Transcription by Katharine Anderson

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[f.146r Title page] Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle Supplement / to the 2nd 3rd and Appendix Volumes of the First / Edition Written / for and in the name of the Author of those / Volumes By J.C. Ross. / Sometime Master of a…

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  • N o II of the foresaid works. By Captain Robert Fitzroy R.N. In the first Edition Mr
  • he is ready to admitthat althomany Captains R.N. do not hesitate to (unofficially) give the
  • obtain such a one I was (in a manner) compelled to take Mr Darwin on a far too independent footing. …
  • of this Supplement exhibit evidence to that effectin Mr Darwins instanceespecially in respect
  • to be noticed. Being of course ambitious to rival Mr Darwin in the line of Theory-invention – …
  • … – with the exception of one of the classwhich Mr Darwin bribed the Aborigines to performwe
  • an abstract of anessay &con the subject by Professor Whewellthe sameof which I have
  • I therefore hit upon the expedient of giving it to Mr Darwin to put into his Volume. Heresaid
  • also called Cocoswere discovered in 1608-9 by Captain William Keeling who was in the East India
  • to which I allude are the following. J.C.R. [column continues across
  • calledthe Hippomanesand gave the command to R.C. Ross (brother to Mr J.C. Ross) the same who
  • had at Diego Garcia so he went on to Pulo Niasgot some rice but not enoughcame on along
  • Settlementtook him into Keyser's Baythereonly rice could be obtainedwhen being
  • he had the honour of having made whilst commanding the H.C.C. Mary Ann under his Government of Java
  • the most importantto witconstantly kept short of riceand that only given to be eaten along
  • I did not let him stop herebut as tohis eating our ricethat is not possiblethere being
  • … (Mr H's) quarters stop with his party and be eating their rice] the rice allowance that you
  • to Captain Ross I know not as yetwithout enough of rice it is impossible to do any amount of good
  • to bush ranging for some timethey helped themselves to rice from Mr Hs store which he kept on a
  • thetrustworthyparty who after Mr H removing to the rice house Isle remained at the original
  • builders can work upwardsnamely that oflow water or spring tides.” – but kept above ityea
  • boards and the pillars of the Island timber. Two Englishmen (Thomas Deeley and George Bailey) of the
  • sole reference to Malaysseeing, that he (an M.A. & F.R.S. – who isor has been, Secretary
  • whilst these reefs remained at the level of low water spring tides (above which Mr Darwin very truly
  • along with their foundation down to the level of low water spring tides above which you yourself
  • so calledappear to have been discovered by Captain William Keeling employed in the service of the
  • marked in pencil233ff. Mar, 1908 E.W.J. / Examined by C.J.G.”] *[1] The Sage
  • otherwise than fromLeisks representations. (Signed J.C.R. …