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To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   5 February [1869]

Summary

Repeats request for information on colours of plumage of poultry breeds and asks for WBT’s facts on proportions of sexes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  5 Feb [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6600

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 February [1869]

Summary

Inquires about colour and development of plumage of poultry breeds. Is endeavouring to trace sexual differences throughout the animal kingdom.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 Feb [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6633

To W. B. Tegetmeier   17 April 1869

Summary

Wants information on plumage of chickens

and table of sex ratios in greyhounds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  17 Apr 1869
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6698

To W. B. Tegetmeier   18 April [1869]

Summary

Thanks for greyhound table; interested in transmission of colour in greyhounds and relationship to sex.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  18 Apr [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6702

To W. B. Tegetmeier   2 July [1869]

Summary

Thanks for procuring eggs.

CD’s health has necessitated his leaving home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  2 July [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6811

To W. B. Tegetmeier   21 July [1869]

Summary

Further queries on poultry plumage.

WBT’s visit to America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  21 July [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6839

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 August 1869

Summary

Inquires about the differences in plumage between chicks and adults of certain poultry breeds. Is anxious to know whether the chick’s plumage closely approaches the adult’s in those breeds in which the sexes resemble each other in plumage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 Aug 1869
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6870

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 September [1869]

Summary

He will send carrier to the Field office to collect pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (6 June 2001)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6915F

To W. B. Tegetmeier   1 October [1869]

Summary

Chickens have arrived safely.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  1 Oct [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6921

From W. B. Tegetmeier   [before 18 April 1869]

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Summary

Numerical proportion of males to females in greyhound puppies.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 Apr 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 85: B29–33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6700

From W. B. Tegetmeier   30 June 1869

Summary

Forwards a basket of eggs of pile game fowl.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1869
Classmark:  DAR 142: 49c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6808

From W. B. Tegetmeier   20 July 1869

Summary

Sends C. M. Browne’s notes on transmission of colour in greyhounds [see Variation, 2d ed., 2: 40]

and a letter from Major Holland.

WBT to visit America.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 178: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6837
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