Thanks SN for the reference about the reindeer, received via Hooker.
CD wishes to ascertain whether there is any relation between the period of development of a character and its transmission to one sex alone.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
Dear and Honoured Sir
I am very much obliged for your great kindness in sending
me the reference about the Reindeer through D
I have much pleasure in enclosing my photograph, & if it would not cause you too much trouble I should very much like to possess one of you, as I have a collection of the photographs of eminent naturalists.
With the most sincere respect | I remain yours sincerely & obliged | Charles Darwin
- f1 6438.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Sven Nilsson to J. D. Hooker, 25 October 1868.
- f2 6438.f2Nilsson sent the reference through Joseph Dalton Hooker (see letter to from Sven Nilsson to J. D. Hooker, 25 October 1868).
- f3 6438.f3CD's collection of photographs of naturalists has not been found in the Darwin Archive--CUL.