Worked at the produce of yesterdays hunt; in the evening went out geologizing. Earl has returned (he has been staying for a week with some friends in the city) & brought a good deal of news from the Beagle.
The Beagle Diary was later used to write Darwin's famous book 'Voyage of the Beagle' (1839). The narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle between the years 1826 and 1836. Darwin describes each day of the voyage, some in intimate detail, during the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe.