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From J. V. Carus   15 November 1866


JVC proposes to correct Bronn’s mistakes [in his translation of Origin], but will not add his own notes.

Asks CD to write a note on Nägeli’s pamphlet [Entstehung und Begriff] for the revised edition.

Also requests biographical information for an encyclopedia article he has been asked to write.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 161: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5279

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  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. FitzRoy, Robert. 1860. On British storms, illustrated …
  • … CD and Huxley has not been identified. Robert FitzRoy had commanded the Beagle during the …

From Bartholomew James Sulivan   27 June 1866


Reports on his health.

Discusses a surveying expedition under Richard Charles Mayne on which his son will be Second Lieutenant; hopes to arrange for them to excavate some bones in the Falklands.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June 1866
Classmark:  DAR 177: 286
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5133

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … January 1834 ( Narrative , Appendix). Robert FitzRoy commanded HMS Beagle during the 1831  …
  • … 1865). Maria Isabella FitzRoy. Robert O’Brien FitzRoy had served as flag lieutenant of HMS …

From B. J. Sulivan   25 December 1866


Discusses the South American mission.

Has been busy digging out fossil leaves from local Eocene deposits.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Dec 1866
Classmark:  DAR 177: 287
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5325

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  • … native land in 1833 on the Beagle by Robert FitzRoy (see Correspondence vol.  1). One of …

From Fritz Müller   2 August 1866


Gives some observations on orchids and on some plants which seem to be dichogamous.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Aug 1866
Classmark:  DAR 76: B33, 33a; DAR 157a: 81, 102; DAR 142: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5173

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  • Robert L. 1993. Phylogeny and classification of the orchid family. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Journal of researches : Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by HMS Beagle, under the command of Captain FitzRoy, …
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