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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 …

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 …

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 …
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