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From John Edward Gray   4 February 1868

Summary

Discussion of the pig in light of CD’s Variation.

Work of Hermann von Nathusius [Die Racen des Schweines (1860)].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 213
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5839

From J. E. Gray   6 February 1868

Summary

Would like a look at Nathusius.

Edward Blyth’s inability to recognise cats’ skulls.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5846

From J. E. Gray   13 February 1868

Summary

JEG and Nathusius on pigs.

Reference to JEG’s paper on African and Indian cats [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1867): 258–77, 874–6].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 215
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5875

From J. E. Gray   15 February 1868

Summary

Slashing article on Variation in Athenæum.

Discussion of relationships of various pigs.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 216
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5880

To J. E. Gray   17 February [1868]

Summary

Thanks for Nathusius [Die Racen des Schweines (1860)].

CD will call on JEG to hear his views on specific differences of pigs.

Does not know who has "cut me up so severely" in the Athenæum but suspects "your great man in the Museum" [Richard Owen].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  17 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  British Library (Egerton MS 2348: 234)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5885

From J. E. Gray   17 February 1868

Summary

JEG’s paper on pigs is being printed [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1868): 17–49].

Colouring in horses.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 217
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5886

From J. E. Gray   2 March 1868

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Canine teeth in males are always larger than in females and certainly so in Cervulus moschus.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 83: 159–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5970
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