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From J. J. Weir   [before 18 June 1868]

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Coloration of linnets.

Sexual behaviour of black hen bullfinch.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 June 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 141–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6249

To J. J. Weir   18 June [1868]

Summary

CD thanks JJW for letter about the crimson breast of linnets

and the fate of a pugnacious female bullfinch.

Refers to JJW’s pointing out the number of Jenners and Weirs who have been naturalists, and cites some writings by men of those families about striking cases of birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  18 June [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6250

From J. B. Innes   18 June [1868]

Summary

Further discussion of the difficulties with S. J. O’H. Horsman [curate at Down].

Author:  John Brodie Innes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 167: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6251
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