Ref NoDAR/1/1/17
Collection TitleCharles Darwin Papers
TitleLetter from Charles Darwin, HMS Beagle, to John Stevens Henslow
DescriptionA letter from Charles Darwin to John Stevens Henslow describing his months at Tierra del Fuego, including his first sight of the primitive Fuegians. Darwin also talks about visiting The Falklands where he makes geological and zoological observations. He is also convinced the Megatherium that was sent to the Royal College of Physicians [by Woodbine Parish] belongs to the same formation as the bones he sent home.
Date11 Apr 1833
Extent1 letter of 4 folios
CopiesDarwin Correspondence Project Letter no. 204
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