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To E. W. V. Harcourt   13 December [1857]

Summary

Thanks for offer of pigeons, if breeding is successful; hopes to go to poultry show to see them.

Several questions about the Boz or Booz pigeon of Tunis.

If any of EWVH’s birds die and he does not want the skin, perhaps he would send it to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Vernon Harcourt
Date:  13 Dec [1857]
Classmark:  Bodleian Libraries, Oxford (MS. Harcourt dep. adds. 346, fols. 258–62)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2182F

To E. W. V. Harcourt   15 December [1857]

Summary

Will not accept invitation to Hastings, or offer to send pigeons to Down.

Is looking forward to seeing pigeons at Crystal Palace poultry show.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Vernon Harcourt
Date:  15 Dec [1857]
Classmark:  Bodleian Libraries, Oxford (MS. Harcourt dep. adds. 346, fols. 263–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2184F
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