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To Bartholomew James Sulivan   24 May [1861]

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Thanks BJS for account of Mendoza earthquake.

FitzRoy sent CD the last London Review [& Weekly J. Polit.] and he read the article on Genesis, but feels it is an attempt to reconcile the irreconcilable.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  24 May [1861]
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3156

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  • … 81. The letter has not been found. Robert FitzRoy had been captain on the Beagle voyage on …

To H. W. Bates   3 December [1861]

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Thanks HWB for references.

Praises his paper ["Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon valley", read before Linnean Society, 21 Nov 1861, Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 23 (1862) : 495–566] which solves "one of the most perplexing problems which could be given to solve".

Discusses the difficulties of writing and expresses disappointment at Wallace’s book [Travels on the Amazon (1861)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  3 Dec [1861]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3338

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  • … merit being published separately from Robert FitzRoy’s general account of the voyage. See …

To H. W. Bates   25 September [1861]

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Recommends publisher for HWB; admires J. van Voorst but suggests Murray.

In reply to HWB’s letter [missing], comments on neuters and mimicry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  25 Sept [1861]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3266

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  • … and remarks ) in 1839 as volume 3 of Robert FitzRoy’s Narrative of the surveying voyages …
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