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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.32
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Safe Home Document detailing the Beagle's arrival in Falmouth on 2 October 1836 and Darwin's immediate departure by mail coach for Shrewsbury carrying correspondence from Fiztroy to his sister and Francis Beaufort. Details of FitzRoy's visit to Robert Fox and his daughter at Falmouth and subesquent visit to the Admiralty. Account of the Beagle's departure for Woolwich complete with all and of correspondence between Darwin at Shrewsbury and FitzRoy on board commenting on the voyage. Details of FitzRoy's marriage to Mary O'Brian at Stonehouse on 8 December 1836 from correspondence between Darwin's sisters. Account of the Beagle's journey up the Thames anchoring at Greenwich on 28 October 1836 where Darwin returned to unload his specimens. Details of the crew's paying off and an offical acount of the Beagle's voyage of 5 years and 136 days in the Naval Chronicle.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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