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To Francis Trevelyan Buckland   12 February [1868]

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CD is much interested in FB’s remarks in Land and Water on the apparent excess of male trout over females and asks for further information on other fish, birds, and domestic quadrupeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Date:  12 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5866

From F. T. Buckland   27 February 1868

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On the proportion of sexes in salmon, trout, and rats. [see Descent 1: 305, 308.]

Author:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 86: A46–8b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5946

To F. T. Buckland   29 February [1868]

Summary

CD sends thanks for information; he will write to Mr Bush.

In relation to the fecundation of ova CD adds that he has compared the use of very little pollen against an immense supply; found no difference in number or weight of seeds or in their germination.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Date:  29 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5956

From F. T. Buckland   6 April [1868]

Summary

Sends Salmon Fisheries Report. Asks for CD’s opinion on his "close season" chapter.

Author:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 363
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6096
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