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From Thomas White Woodbury   [9–22 October 1861]

Summary

Fancies articles on "The queen bee" and "Drone influence" [J. Hortic. 8 October 1861, p. 39] may be of interest. Since writing the latter, one of his drones hybridised a queen at a distance of a mile and a half.

Author:  Thomas White Woodbury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [9–22 Oct 1861]
Classmark:  Pinned to CD’s unbound copy of Journal of Horticulture, 8 October 1861, p. 38 (Darwin Library–CUL)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3280F

From Thomas White Woodbury   9 August 1862

Summary

Breeding cells of Ligurian bee are larger than those of common bee. Thanks CD for comb.

Author:  Thomas White Woodbury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Aug 1862
Classmark:  DAR 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3686

To T. W. Woodbury   7 December [1862]

Summary

Cannot aid TWW with respect to bees from East Indies. Suggests he write to Edward Blyth.

Thanks him for getting query on variation in bees circulated in Germany.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas White Woodbury
Date:  7 Dec [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 374
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3849

To [Thomas White Woodbury]   15 March [1863]

Summary

TWW should look at bee and comb specimens received by CD from Africa.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas White Woodbury
Date:  15 Mar [1863]
Classmark:  B. Altman & Co. (New York Times, 12 October 1975, p. 39)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4042

From T. W. Woodbury   17 March 1863

Summary

Bee species of different sizes build cells the same size.

Author:  Thomas White Woodbury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1863
Classmark:  DAR 181: 150
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4049

To T. W. Woodbury   [after 17 March 1863]

Summary

Thanks for the artificial comb.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas White Woodbury
Date:  [after 17 Mar 1863]
Classmark:  International Bee Research Association, Eva Crane Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4050
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