September 2, 1831 (a Friday)

Charles Darwin by G Richmond.

Early in the morning on this date, Charles Darwin rode out to Cambridge to speak with Revd. Henslow about his father’s approval of his voyage on the HMS Beagle. When he arrived, Darwin learned that Capt. FitzRoy might have already selected another person as naturalist for the voyage.

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