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From S. O. Glenie   27 November 1868


He and Mrs G pleased to receive CD’s letter indicating that he found their observations worthy of attention.

Hopes soon to be able to answer CD’s queries on first plumage of chickens of black-boned variety of fowl.

Author:  Samuel Owen Glenie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6482

From Samuel Owen Glenie   20 March 1869


His observations of the chickens hatched from eggs of an isolated pair of pure-bred black-boned fowl. Nine were black-boned, two were like ordinary fowl.

Quotes a Mr Holdsworth on unusual expressions of Singhalese and Tamils in pointing and beckoning.

Author:  Samuel Owen Glenie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6675
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