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To B. J. Sulivan   31 December [1866]


Thanks BJS for his account of S. America and the Fuegians.

Can BJS ask W. H. Stirling to make observations on expression?

Has asked Hooker about the fossil leaves, and he suggests they be sent to Oswald Heer.

Has just sent MS on domestic animals [Variation] to the printer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  31 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5330

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  • … 25 December 1866  and n.  5. Robert FitzRoy had been dismayed to see the reversion of …

To Robert Hunt   3 May [1866]


Encloses a sketch of the principal events in his life [for RH’s memoir on CD in Walford, ed., Portraits of men of eminence (1863–7)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Hunt
Date:  3 May [1866]
Classmark:  The Natural History Museum (tipped into General Special Collections MSS HUN/49)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5524

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  • … Waring Darwin in 1796. Samuel Butler. Robert FitzRoy. On this period of CD’s life see …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
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