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From B. J. Sulivan   7 February 1874

Summary

The Bishop of Falkland [Waite Hockin Stirling] is coming to visit BJS, who will question him for CD.

Discusses politics; regrets they have been badly beaten by the Tory candidate.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 177: 300
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9273

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … Fuegians brought to England in 1830 by Robert FitzRoy, and returned on the Beagle in 1833, …

To T. M. Reade   9 May 1874

Summary

Interested in TMR’s investigation of drift. Narrative 1: 545–6 contains catalogue of shells collected. Much struck by marine productions of Tierra del Fuego.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Mellard Reade
Date:  9 May 1874
Classmark:  University of Liverpool Library (TMR1.D.7.1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9450

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

From B. J. Sulivan   23 February 1874

Summary

The Bishop of Falkland says the Fuegian natives’ health does not suffer through increased civilisation. Relates the Bishop’s observations on the state of Tierra del Fuego and its populace.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 177: 301
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9311

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  • … brought from Tierra del Fuego in 1830 by Robert FitzRoy and returned there in 1833 on HMS …

To Charles Lyell   23 September 1874

Summary

Discusses paper on volcanoes by J. W. Judd.

Comments on volcanoes of the S. American Cordillera.

Mentions paper by T. F. Jamieson ["Glacial period in N. Britain", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 30 (1874): 317–18].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  23 Sept 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.450)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9654

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  • Robert. 1872. Volcanic energy: an attempt to develop its true origin and cosmical relations. [Read 20 June 1872. ] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 163 (1873): 147–227. South America : Geological observations on South America. Being the third part of the geology of the voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Capt. FitzRoy

From T. M. Coan   14 February 1874

Summary

On the declining population of the Hawaiian Islands [see Descent (1875), pp. 186–7, 187–8 n. 43].

Author:  Titus Munson Coan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 69: A11, DAR 90: 40–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9290

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  • FitzRoy RN. 2d edition, corrected, with additions. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1845. Malo, David. 1839. On the decrease of population on the Hawaiian Islands. Translated by L. Andrews. Hawaiian Spectator 2: 121–30. Wyllie, Robert
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