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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.36
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Storm Warning Documents, artilcea nd letters detailing Captain FitzRoy's career after his return from the Beagle voyage in 1839. Document detailing his life as an Tory MP for Durham and his fierce argument with William Sheppard his coalition partner during the election campaign. He remained an MP untll he sailed for New Zealand in 1843 as the new Governor. Series of photocopied notes on FitzRoy's appointment as Governor of new Zealand. Photocopy of his citatio of appointment by the Queen's Council in April1843. Extract from an article entitled 'Scientist and the Sea 1650-1900' — a study of marine science by Margaret Deacon, Academic press 1971. Document detailing the events surrounding Robert FitzRoy's tragic suicide on 6 May 1865 and Darwin's comments upon it. Phtocopied letters written by Darwin to James sullivan and joseph Hooker on FitzRoy's death.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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