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To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   3 February [1861]

Summary

Is obliged for WBT’s "curious case". Discusses the effects of castration on development.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  3 Feb [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3055

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 February [1861]

Summary

Would like to borrow WBT’s collection of fowls’ skulls.

Asks for WBT’s opinion of G. Ferguson, the author of a poultry book [Ferguson’s illustrated book of domestic poultry].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 Feb [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3070

To W. B. Tegetmeier   1 March [1861]

Summary

Thanks for skulls

and information about Ferguson.

Is working on rabbits’ skeletons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  1 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3075

To W. B. Tegetmeier   22 March [1861]

Summary

Asks whether WBT will read over his MS sketch on poultry when done.

Wants rabbit specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  22 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3095

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 March [1861]

Summary

Thanks for agreeing to read MS.

Outlines poultry breeding experiment he would like to see tried.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3103

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [28 March – 14 April 1861]

Summary

Asks for some unspecified items to be sent to him. The Half-lop [rabbit] should be killed, but without damaging the skull. Has not opened the box with skulls yet.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [28 Mar–14 Apr 1861]
Classmark:  Max Rambod (dealer), February 2008
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3103F

To W. B. Tegetmeier   2 April [1861]

Summary

Details of peculiarities in poultry.

Is examining wild varieties of rabbit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  2 Apr [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3108

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 April [1861]

Summary

Inquires about rabbits.

Sends list of queries on poultry.

WBT’s fowls’ skulls have arrived.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 Apr [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3118

From W. B. Tegetmeier   4 May [1861]

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Summary

Sends some replies to CD’s queries and data on pigeon flights between Bordeaux and Verviers.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 May [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 256
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3139

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 May [1861]

Summary

Has completed MS on poultry [for Variation].

Thanks for information on their courtship.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 May [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3164

From W. B. Tegetmeier   [28 May 1861]

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Summary

[Queries in CD’s hand answered on same pages by WBT.] Sexual selection of fowls; role of beauty in cocks.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 May 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3166

To W. B. Tegetmeier   29 August [1861]

Summary

Asks for return of his MS [unspecified].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  29 Aug [1861]
Classmark:  Victoria and Albert Museum (Baillie collection, MSL/1959/3736/16, Pressmark 86.QQ.1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3237

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 June [1861]

Summary

Sends MS on fowls for WBT’s inspection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 June [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4533

To W. B. Tegetmeier   8 May [1861]

Summary

Thanks WBT for information on pigeons and poultry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  8 May [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4830
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