From W. B. Tegetmeier 15 December 1
Thanks for your kind note it contained precisely the information I wanted2
I hardly know whether you care to read the enclosed—3
When writing to me please return it at your convenience but do not trouble to write purposely.
Yours very truly | W B Tegetmeier
Dr Sclater told me that statement about the Numida ptiloryncha in the last number of the Poultry Book4
Thanks for information. Sclater was source of statement about Numida ptiloryncha [as origin of guinea-fowl] in The poultry book [pt 12 (Dec 1866): 288].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5309,” accessed on 5 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5309