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From William Henty   20 February 1868

Summary

Has read CD’s inquiry about proportional numbers of males and females born to domestic animals [see 5863] and outlines his theory regarding the factors determining the sex of offspring.

Author:  William Henty
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 181, 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5900

From William Henty   23 May 1868

Summary

Sex ratios in cattle and sheep.

Author:  William Henty
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 85: B24, DAR 166: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6203

To William Henty   26 May 1868

Summary

Thanks WH for sending a table about sheep. Wishes to know if the sheep belonged to one or several breeds. Mr Harward, a breeder of shorthorns, has tried M. Thury’s plan, and it failed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henty
Date:  26 May 1868
Classmark:  Clifford D. Stromberg (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6211F
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