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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.9
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Victuals Only Document detailing Robert FitzRoy's extra personnel such as the artist Augustus Earle, Charles Darwin as naturalist and an instrument technician, plus the 3 Fuegians and missionary returning to Tierra Del Fuego. There is a detailed account of Augustus Earle's flamboyant career and travels round the world plus his letters to Mrs Ward and her daughters; information on the four Fuegian's captured on the first voyage, their stay in England at Robert FitzRoy's expense and his difficulties in trying to repatriate them. Short accounts of other personnel such as George James Stebbing the technical assistant and Syms Covington, a member of the crew who was Charles Darwin's servant.
Description: Victuals Only Document detailing Robert FitzRoy's extra personnel such as the artist Augustus Earle, Charles Darwin as naturalist and an instrument technician, plus the 3 Fuegians and missionary returning to Tierra Del Fuego. There is a detailed account of Augustus Earle's flamboyant career and travels round the world plus his letters to Mrs Ward and her daughters; information on the four Fuegian's captured on the first voyage, their stay in England at Robert FitzRoy's expense and his difficulties in trying to repatriate them. Short accounts of other personnel such as George James Stebbing the technical assistant and Syms Covington, a member of the crew who was Charles Darwin's servant.
Document type: Note


           



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