skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains ""

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
1857::05::12 in date [X]
1857::05::12 in date [X]
1 Item
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To W. B. Tegetmeier   12 [May 1857]

Summary

Accepts a dozen eggs of rumpless Polands. Having so many enables him to see whether the breed "comes true".

Asks what colour turbits have dark tails – "it is just the class of facts which interest me".

Do fowls when crossed throw odd and unexpected colours like pigeons?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  12 [May 1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 66)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2090
Document type
letter (1)
Author
Addressee
Correspondent
Date
Search:
in keywords
1 Items

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

Matches: 1 hits

  • … of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. New York. [Abstract in DAR 71: 51–2.]  119: 22a ——. 1852–3.  …