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  • Earliest 'Monkey's Uncle' is found by Google books at http://goo.gl/R1zq7
    THE SONG OF HIAWATHA AN ENGLISH CRITICISM PUNCH

    "...Of the tribe of Kut an hack um With their Chief the clean Efmatthews With the growling Downy Beaver With the valiant Monkey's Uncle Came the gracious Mari Kee lee Firing off a pocket pistol Singing too that Mudjce kecwis Shorten d in the song to Wild Wind ..."

    The humorous poetry of the English language: from Chaucer to Saxe 1856 page 502


    note, this is shortly after Darwin's voyage , but before some of his evolution books were published.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Darwin#Publication_of_the_theory_of_natural_selection

    January 28, 2013