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To Walter Elliot   23 January 1856

Summary

Requests WE’s measurements of tigers.

Asks about a work on domestic pigeons in an Eastern language. Will consult [Ayeen Akbery or, the institutes of the Emperor Akber, trans. from Persian by Francis Gladwin, 2 vols. (1777, 1800)].

Asks for specimen skins of domestic pigeons and poultry. [See Variation 1: 205.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Elliot
Date:  23 Jan 1856
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.123)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1824

DCP-LETT-1826

Summary

Table of measurements of heights, lengths of body parts, and weight, made on Indian tigers in 1831, 1832, and 1853.

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1826

To Walter Elliot   12 December [1858]

Summary

Thanks WE for an oriental treatise on pigeons, a paper on poultry, and specimens.

Asks about stripes on shoulders and legs of horses and donkeys.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Elliot
Date:  12 Dec [1858]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.162)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2380

To Walter Elliot   3 August [1869]

Summary

Asks whether the wild boar in India is polygamous.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Elliot
Date:  3 Aug [1869]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6849

From Walter Elliot   7 August 1869

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Polygamous breeding habits of the Indian wild boar. [See Descent 1: 267.]

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Aug 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: A72–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6856

From Walter Elliot   7 September 1869

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Sends excerpt on polygamous breeding habits of Asiatic elephants by Lieut. Johnstone [Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (1868): 128]. [See Descent 1: 268.]

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: A74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6880
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