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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.12
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Forest of Delights 41 page typescript account of the Beagle's arrival and docking at Rio de Janeiro Harbour and the distribution of the first mail after 3 months. Also a description of Augustus Earle's and Charles Darwin's visit to Rio de Janeiro and Botofogo Bay and Charles Darwin's first inland expedition to Mr Patrick Lennon's estate from 7-23 April 1832 in which he describes the topography, flora and fauna. Account of Robert FitzRoy's disimissal of unsatisfactory crew members during the Beagle's refit and Charles Darwin's visits to Admiral Sir Thomas Baker's ship. Details of the Beagle's return to Rio via Bahia with the death of 3 crew members from fever .
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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