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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

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  • … preparation of a review (see letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] ). See letter to …

To C. T. Whitley    [8 May 1838]

Summary

Treasures recollections of old friends but seldom sees any. Has turned "a complete scribbler".

His scientific activities.

No wife in sight so far.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Thomas Whitley
Date:  [8 May 1838]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-411A

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  • … s Journal and remarks , volume 3 of Robert FitzRoy’s Narrative , had been printed early in …

To [unidentified]   12 September [1838]

Summary

Seeks permission to make another visit to Addiscombe [Military College] to see again the model of St Helena. He needs to correct proportion of some geological sections in his Geology [see Volcanic islands, ch. 4].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Sept [1838]
Classmark:  The Morgan Library and Museum (Gordon N. Ray collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-427

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  • FitzRoy RN, during the years 1832 to 1836. By Charles Darwin. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1842. Seale, Robert

To John Gould   [February 1838]

Summary

The publishers [of Zoology] have agreed to 50 plates [for Birds]. Asks JG to decide which are most worthy of being done. Also asks him to see whether Bayfield will undertake [to colour] the birds (and quadrupeds) at something under 5d each.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Gould
Date:  [Feb 1838]
Classmark:  William Patrick Watson (dealer) (April 2014)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-401

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  • Robert Waterhouse. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1838–9. Zoology : The zoology of the voyage of HMS Beagle, under the command of Captain FitzRoy

To W. D. Fox   [15 June 1838]

Summary

Has not been well.

Plans a geological trip to Glen Roy in Scotland.

Thanks WDF for remembering the crossing of animals, CD’s "prime hobby". "I really think some day I shall be able to do something on that most intricate subject species and varieties."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [15 June 1838]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-419

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  • Robert Waterhouse. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1838–9. Zoology : The zoology of the voyage of HMS Beagle, under the command of Captain FitzRoy
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