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To W. B. Tegetmeier   11 February [1868]

Summary

Wants information on sex ratios in domestic animals. Can WBT help?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  11 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5859

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 February [1868]

Summary

Is much obliged that WBT will undertake tabulation of sex ratios in racehorses, greyhounds, and cattle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  15 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5879

To W. B. Tegetmeier   21 February [1868]

Summary

Thanks WBT for tabulation of sex ratios in racehorses.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  21 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5906

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [5–9 March 1868]

Summary

Would like to meet with WBT while in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [5–9 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5991

To W. B. Tegetmeier   17 [March 1868]

Summary

For experiment on effect of male beauty, pigeons should be coloured on the breast.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  17 [Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6017

To W. B. Tegetmeier   23 April [1868]

Summary

Likes WBT’s review [of Variation] in the Field [31 (1868): 309, 350].

Awaits remarks on coloured pigeons and proportion of sexes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  23 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6141

To W. B. Tegetmeier   20 May [1868]

Summary

Inquires about the colour of first plumage of poultry breeds and development of distinguishing features.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  20 May [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6188

To W. B. Tegetmeier   22 May [1868]

Summary

Inquires about plumage of poultry breeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  22 May [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6199

To W. B. Tegetmeier   26 May 1868

Summary

Did not know of complex change of plumage. From WBT’s letter, CD thinks six weeks to two months old is the best period. Sends details of breeds and other particulars.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  26 May 1868
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6210

To W. B. Tegetmeier   3 September [1868]

Summary

Would like information on the first plumage of poultry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  3 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6347

To W. B. Tegetmeier   8 September [1868]

Summary

Asks about the differences in colour of plumage of adult male, female, and young birds. Suggests pile game as subject.

Asks about relative proportion of sexes in ducks and fowls.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  8 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.273)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6356
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