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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.19
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Port Louis Murders Two versions of a document on the Port Louis Murders and a collection of handwirtten notes. The document describes the return visit of the Beagle to Falkland Islands in March 1834. Lieutenant Smith from HMS Tyne, acting Governor of the Falklands reports a catalogue of robbery, plunder and murder to Captain FitzRoy during his absence. Charles Darwin travels in land with the gauchos to look at wild horses and remarks on their varied colours of cattle. Body of Lieutenant Clive from HMS Challenger was buried following his accidental drowning.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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