I was busily employed with the collections of Saturday. The Captain this morning procured information of some old Spanish charts of Patagonia, which are now at Buenos Ayres. He immediately determined to run up there to see them.
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.