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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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From Robert FitzRoy   24 [August 1833]

Summary

Wishes CD well on his trip to General Juan Manuel Rosas. CD is to send word when he wants a boat; there is no hurry, for there is plenty of work for the sounders. He envies CD’s travels.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 [Aug 1833]
Classmark:  DAR 204.7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-212

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From Robert FitzRoy   4 October 1833

Summary

Urges CD to return to the Beagle early in November. Conrad Martens arrives to succeed Augustus Earle as artist for the expedition.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-218

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  • FitzRoy, Robert Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Robert FitzRoy   4 October 1833 …
  • … DAR 204.7 Robert FitzRoy HMS Beagle, Montevideo 4 Oct 1833 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

From Catherine Darwin   29 May 1833

Summary

She and Susan are in London, and she writes of people they have seen or had news of: Captain Harding, E. A. Darwin, Fanny [Mrs Hensleigh] Wedgwood, Emma Wedgwood, the Langtons, Josiah Wedgwood and Aunt Bessie, Fanny Biddulph and child, and the Evanses of Portrane.

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.6.1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-208

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … yr s . | Catherine Notes on cover, in Robert FitzRoy’s hand: ‘The Snake has another packet …
  • … On 18 September, Robert FitzRoy had heard that H.M.S. Snake was at Maldonado with stores …

From Edward Lumb   13 November 1833

Summary

Sending shot or powder is illegal, but all CD’s goods and chattels have been sent. EL’s services to CD are what any Englishman should do for his country.

Author:  Edward Lumb
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Nov 1833
Classmark:  DAR 204.7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-231

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … not, however, call there. According to Robert FitzRoy the location of the Chubut had been …

To Caroline Darwin   30 March – 12 April 1833

Summary

Account of the four-month voyage to Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn, and return. The Fuegians are landed with Richard Matthews [the missionary in charge of them]. Storms, seasickness, hostile savages, and scenery are described. His increasing interest in all branches of natural history makes the hardships worth while. FitzRoy buys a schooner. CD will stay at Rio Negro while it is fitted.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  30 Mar – 12 Apr 1833
Classmark:  DAR 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-203

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

To J. S. Henslow   12 November 1833

Summary

Is sending a cargo of specimens – birds’ skins, small quadrupeds, and fossil bones.

Describes his overland trip from Rio Negro to Buenos Aires and his expedition to Santa Fé.

Asks for mineralogical works to help him with the volcanic rocks of the west coast.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  12 Nov 1833
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-229

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  • FitzRoy, RN, from 1832 to 1836. By Charles Darwin. London: Henry Colburn. 1839. Mammalia : Pt 2 of The zoology of the voyage of HMS Beagle. By George Robert