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To George Henry Kendrick Thwaites   31 January [1868]

Summary

Asks GHKT about eyes of screaming elephants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  31 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.325)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2670

To G. H. K. Thwaites   13 February [1868]

Summary

Asks whether mane in male of Macacus silenus protects it from bites or is merely ornamental.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  13 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.341)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5872

To G. H. K. Thwaites   19 May [1868]

Summary

GHKT should not take more trouble about human expression. Discusses contraction of orbicular muscles in elephants.

Asks about colour of first plumage of breeds of Ceylon fowls in which hens alone are coloured.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  19 May [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.342)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6184

To G. H. K. Thwaites   2 September 1868

Summary

Thanks GHKT and S. O. Glenie for information about fowls.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  2 Sept 1868
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.354)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6344

To G. H. K. Thwaites   28 September [1868]

Summary

Asks him to thank E. L. Layard for trouble taken.

Says Zoological Society "very foolishly" wants no specimens of domestic varieties [from Ceylon].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  28 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.343)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6395

To G. H. K. Thwaites   26 October [1868]

Summary

Encloses Queries about expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  26 Oct [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.335)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6431

To G. H. K. Thwaites   29 December 1868

Summary

Discusses experiments in breeding fowls.

Comments on letter from S. O. Glenie [see 6440] concerning the eyes of trumpeting elephants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  29 Dec 1868
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.358)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6514

From G. H. K. Thwaites   1 April 1868

Summary

Has circulated CD’s Queries about expression and gives some of his observations of the natives.

Author:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 178: 123
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6080

From G. H. K. Thwaites   22 July 1868

Summary

GHKT is going to procure some local smoke-coloured fowls and investigate them for CD.

Encloses letter on expression queries from S. O. Glenie.

Author:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 July 1868
Classmark:  DAR 178: 124; DAR 165: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6285

From G. H. K. Thwaites   16 October 1868

Summary

On local black-boned fowls,

CD’s new book [Variation], and Pangenesis.

Author:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 178: 125
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6420
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