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To Edward Blyth   [after July 1868]

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Questions from CD related to bird plumage and sexual differences, with answers by EB.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  [after July 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 84.2: 183, 187, 187v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6532

To Edward Blyth   14 September [1869]

Summary

Thanks EB for his attempts to find out about the mandrills;

sorry to hear that he has been so badly treated by the manager of Land and Water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  14 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6891

To Edward Blyth   10 December [1866]

Summary

Asks for reference to EB’s article about tame deer on island in Aral Sea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  10 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4950

To Edward Blyth   [18 February 1867]

Summary

Asks to meet EB for a walk in the Zoological Gardens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  [18 Feb 1867]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5406

To Edward Blyth   [19 February 1867]

Summary

Is so unwell he must cancel appointment to meet at Zoological Gardens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  [19 Feb 1867]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5407

To Edward Blyth   23 February [1867]

Summary

Many of EB’s remarks about Origin [4th ed. (1866)] are new to CD.

Thinks of writing a short essay on man.

Struck by EB’s remarks about orang. They are similar to Carl Vogt’s remarks on origin of man from distinct ape families.

Thinks similarity of orang to Malay must be accidental.

Will send Variation when it is published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  23 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5413

To Edward Blyth   25 March [1868]

Summary

Has found EB’s MS most interesting and valuable. Fully half the facts were new to him; will probably use some.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  25 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6049

To Edward Blyth   4 April [1868]

Summary

Glad to hear about colours of Hylobates.

Cannot find any statement about which digits in man are most subject to syndactylism in Isidore Geoffroy [Saint-Hilaire]’s Histoire des anomalies [1832–7].

Asks questions concerned with seasonal and sexual changes in plumage of various bird species.

Does male woodpecker share in incubation?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  4 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6091

From Edward Blyth   [after 24 February 1867]

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Sexual differences in bird species and seasonal variation in plumage.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24 Feb 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 105–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6403

DCP-LETT-6404

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6404

From Edward Blyth   1 October 1868

Summary

Gives CD a reference to one of his papers ["Remarks on the modes of variation of nearly affined species or races of birds", J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 19 (1850): 221–9]

and discusses moulting in birds.

Quotes instance of an action by an elephant that apparently displays considerable intelligence.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6406

From Edward Blyth   4 October 1868

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Replies to CD’s questions on sexual differences in birds.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 100–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6409

From Edward Blyth   20 November 1868

Summary

Describes his tour of the Netherlands. Reports on some of the specimens he saw on his trip.

Discusses the coloration of hair in aged monkey

and sexual differences in bird species.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 83: 149, DAR 84.1: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6469

From Edward Blyth   1 March 1869

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Sexual differences in antelopes (Indian and African).

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 83: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6638

From Edward Blyth   17 April 1869

Summary

Will attempt to provide CD with the information requested as soon as he can.

Gives references to some recent papers and articles which might interest CD.

Is currently reviewing Wallace’s new book [Malay Archipelago].

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 224
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6699

From Edward Blyth   26 April 1869

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Has found no difference between male and female rhesus monkeys at the Zoological Gardens in amount of facial hairiness. Observations on other monkeys.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A107–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6713

From Edward Blyth   13 September 1869

Summary

Gives some observations and opinions on the appearance and behaviour of mandrills.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 225
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6887

From Edward Blyth   31 August 1868

Summary

EB is moving to Wiltshire for a week.

Tells CD of animals acquired, or about to be acquired, by the Zoological Garden.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Aug 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 215
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6336

From Edward Blyth   8 September 1868

Summary

Thanks CD for invitation to Down.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 216
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6358

From Edward Blyth   17 September 1868

Summary

Wonders if George Darwin can explain why a thin stream of water poured from a jug always spirals right to left.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 221
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6372
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