Thanks WH for sending a table about sheep. Wishes to know if the sheep belonged to one or several breeds. Mr Harward, a breeder of shorthorns, has tried M. Thury's plan, and it failed.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
May 26 1868
I am very much obliged for your kindness in sending me the table
about the Sheep. This is a really valuable contribution. I am ashamed
to trouble you, but its value w
With respect to the other subject referred to in your letter, you
may like to hear that I have lately been informed by M
With my best thanks, pray believe me dear Sir | yours faithfully | Charles Darwin
- f1 6211f.f1See letter from William Henty, 23 May 1868.
- f2 6211f.f2CD refers to John Harward and Marc Thury; see letter from John Harward, 15 May 1868 and n. 3.