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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 …

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

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  • 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 …

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 …

To William Shoberl   [21 March 1839]

Summary

Captain FitzRoy has no objection to appending advertisement of other works connected with Beagle voyage to CD’s volume [Journal of researches].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Shoberl; Henry Colburn
Date:  [21 Mar 1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-501

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  • … Freeman 1977 , pp.  33–4, and letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] , n.  1). This …
  • … it was written soon after the letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] . However, the …
  • 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

To Caroline Wedgwood   [27 October 1839]

Summary

Describes his routine for a typical day – writing Coral reefs, studying German.

FitzRoy’s "Deluge Chapter" [Narrative 2, ch. 28] will amuse her.

His opinion of Carlyle’s Critical and miscellaneous essays [1839].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Date:  [27 Oct 1839]
Classmark:  DAR 154: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-542

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  • … with reference to the deluge’. Colonel Thomas Wood’s wife was Robert FitzRoy’s aunt. …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

From Alexander von Humboldt   18 September 1839

Summary

Praises CD’s Journal of researches and comments on some of CD’s observations and conclusions. Considers volcanic activity and its effect on past climate and changes in climate over time. Discusses glacial phenomena. Believes the climate of the coast of Peru is modified by cold sea-currents.

Author:  Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander (Alexander) von Humboldt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 180
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-534

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