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To F. B. Zincke   26 May [1876]

Summary

Thanks for a letter describing variation in chickens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Foster Barham Zincke
Date:  26 May [1876]
Classmark:  Natural Sciences collections at the Faculty Library of Natural and Health Sciences, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515F

To F. B. Zincke   3 November 1881

Summary

CD thinks the celts [prehistoric tools] on the pan could not have been buried wholly by worms.

As for large size of Arctic mammals, CD suggests it is an advantage in retaining warmth.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Foster Barham Zincke
Date:  3 Nov 1881
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13456

To F. B. Zincke   7 November 1881

Summary

Would like to cite the case of the celt in a new printing of Earthworms. Asks for details.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Foster Barham Zincke
Date:  7 Nov 1881
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13468

From F. B. Zincke   23 [May 1876]

Summary

On communication noises used by domestic poultry.

Author:  Foster Barham Zincke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 [May 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 184: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10513

From F. B. Zincke   29 November 1876

Summary

Considers different animal instincts, some of which have reversed, others of which have proved persistent.

Author:  Foster Barham Zincke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 184: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10692

From F. B. Zincke   1 November 1881

Summary

Has found prehistoric tools in his orchard that he believes have been buried by the action of earthworms.

Author:  Foster Barham Zincke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 184: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13448

From F. B. Zincke   8 November 1881

Summary

Describes the soil in which he found prehistoric tools.

Author:  Foster Barham Zincke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 184: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13473

From F. B. Zincke   8 December 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for copy of Earthworms.

Author:  Foster Barham Zincke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 184: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13538
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