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To Robert Fitzroy   [1846]

Summary

Cancelled: part of 1014. Thanks RF for his kindness on Beagle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  [1846]
Classmark:  LL 1: 332
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-936

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To Robert Fitzroy   [20 February 1840]

Summary

Cancelled. Same as To Robert FitzRoy   [20 February 1840]. Dated 21 [May 1840], in first edition of the printed Calendar, but cancelled before the second edition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  [20 Feb 1840]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-569

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. FitzRoy, Robert
  • … To Robert Fitzroy   [20 February 1840] …
  • … DAR 144: 117 Charles Robert Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 [20 Feb 1840] Robert FitzRoy
  • … Cancelled. Same as To Robert FitzRoy [20 February 1840] . Dated 21 [May 1840], in first …

From Robert FitzRoy   [1833?]

Summary

List of mountains with their heights.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1833?]
Classmark:  DAR 40: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-194

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O’Brien, M. H. (fl. 1830s)

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From Robert FitzRoy   [19–]20 October [1836]

Summary

Sends news of his movements since Beagle put in at Falmouth. His charts are safe and already being engraved.

Announces his engagement.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19–]20 Oct [1836]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-312

Matches: 7 hits

  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   [19–]20 October [1836] …
  • … DAR 204: 135 Robert FitzRoy HMS Beagle, Portsmouth [19–]20 Oct [1836] Charles Robert …
  • … Oxford University Press. 1927–96. FitzRoy, Robert. 1836. Sketch of the surveying voyages …
  • … wanted has been already achieved by the splendid survey of Captain Robert FitzRoy’ ( …
  • … DNB , ‘Robert FitzRoy’). FitzRoy 1836 . George Rice Trevor, married to FitzRoy’s sister …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

From Francis Beaufort to Robert FitzRoy   1 September [1831]

Summary

Believes he has found a "savant" for FitzRoy in CD, whom he describes as grandson of Erasmus Darwin and "full of zeal and enterprize".

Author:  Francis Beaufort
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  1 Sept [1831]
Classmark:  United Kingdom Hydrographic Office Archive (Letter Book no. 3, p. 233)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-113

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Beaufort, Francis FitzRoy, Robert
  • … From Francis Beaufort to Robert FitzRoy   1 September [1831] …
  • … Archive (Letter Book no. 3, p. 233) Francis Beaufort unstated 1 Sept [1831] Robert FitzRoy

DCP-LETT-1282

Summary

Cancelled: part of 1014. Has been dissecting an animal about the size of a pin-head for the last half month. Could spend another month on it 'and daily see some more beautiful structure'.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  [1850?]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1282

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From Robert FitzRoy   30 December 1836

Summary

RF has consulted W. J. Broderip, who recommended a joint three-volume publication of Captain King’s journal, FitzRoy’s, and CD’s, with profits divided by three. What does CD think of such a plan? RF promised Colburn an answer in January.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Dec 1836
Classmark:  DAR 204: 136
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-337

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From Robert FitzRoy   20 June [1839]

Summary

Robert Brown has mistreated Capt. P. P. King by holding back for nine years the plants collected on King’s voyage of the Adventure and Beagle.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June [1839]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-522

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  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   20 June [1839] …
  • … DAR 204: 147 Robert FitzRoy Bromham, Bedford 20 June [1839] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

To Robert FitzRoy   6 October [1836]

Summary

CD describes his happy home-coming. Finds his family and Shrewsbury unchanged.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  6 Oct [1836]
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-310

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From Robert FitzRoy   15 November 1837

Summary

RF declines to give an opinion on the wording of the preface to CD’s volume [Journal and remarks, vol. 3 of Narrative, published separately as Journal of researches] and refers him to a disinterested third party.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1837
Classmark:  DAR 164: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-386

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  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   15 November 1837 …
  • … DAR 164: 132 Robert FitzRoy London, Chester St, 31 15 Nov 1837 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

From Robert FitzRoy   [20 March 1839]

Summary

Has objected to loading Narrative with advertisements, but thinks CD’s Zoology and Geology might be advertised. Mentions other details of the final stages of publication.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Mar 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-500

Matches: 5 hits

  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   [20 March 1839] …
  • … DAR 204: 146 Robert FitzRoy London, Chester St [20 Mar 1839] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … Index 1: 487. See also letter from Robert FitzRoy, 26 February 1838 , in which FitzRoy …

To Robert FitzRoy   1 October 1846

Summary

Has just heard of RF’s return [from New Zealand]. Hopes to see him.

CD and family are well, but he is a different man in strength and energy from when he was "Flycatcher" in the Beagle.

Has just finished his book [South America].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  1 Oct 1846
Classmark:  DAR 144: 119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1002

Matches: 4 hits

To Robert FitzRoy   28 October [1846]

Summary

Has read RF’s pamphlet on New Zealand [Remarks on New Zealand (1846)]. Sympathises with his difficulties as Governor.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  28 Oct [1846]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1014

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. FitzRoy, Robert
  • … To Robert FitzRoy   28 October [1846] …
  • … DAR 144: 120 Charles Robert Darwin Down 28 Oct [1846] Robert FitzRoy
  • … Cambridge University Press. 1910–11. FitzRoy, Robert. 1846. Remarks on New Zealand, in …
  • … FitzRoy 1846 . See letter to Robert FitzRoy, 1 October 1846 , n.  3. CD describes his trip …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … steamship. Robert Nicholas Hamond served with Bartholomew James Sulivan under FitzRoy in …

From Robert FitzRoy   23 September 1831

Summary

Regrets he cannot take Francis Owen on Beagle as midshipman. RF thinks CD had better be on the books [for victuals], but CD should do as he likes. Refitting progress is slow.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept 1831
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-135

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To Robert FitzRoy   31 March [1843]

Summary

Congratulates FitzRoy on his appointment as Governor of New Zealand. Wants to see him and his wife before their departure. Proposes to call on them in London next Thursday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  31 Mar [1843]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-667

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To Robert FitzRoy   [10 October 1831]

Summary

Has just heard Beagle sailing is delayed so he will remain another week in London. Asks whether RF has a good set of mountain barometers, which geologists tell him are important.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  [10 Oct 1831]
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-142

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FitzRoy, Frances (1803–78)

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  • … Complete Peerage . 1,2 FitzRoy, Robert Trevor, G. R. …
  • … FitzRoy Trevor 1803–78 Sister of Robert FitzRoy. Married George Rice Trevor in 1824. …

From Robert FitzRoy   26 February 1838

Summary

His work [on vol. 2 of Narrative] is going slowly.

Has no objection to anything in CD’s excellent volume. CD should "entertain no further scruple on that subject".

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Feb 1838
Classmark:  DAR 204: 145
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-403

Matches: 4 hits

  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   26 February 1838 …
  • … DAR 204: 145 Robert FitzRoy London, Chester St, 31 26 Feb 1838 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … preparation of a review (see letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] ). See letter to …

From Robert FitzRoy   [2 or 16 June 1839]

Summary

Has not yet had time to read CD’s Journal of researches attentively. He is sure there is no expression referring to himself personally that he could wish were not in it.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 or 16] June 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-516

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  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   [2 or 16 June 1839] …
  • … DAR 204: 144 Robert FitzRoy London, Chester St 2 June 1839 16 June 1839 Charles Robert …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
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