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From W. B. Tegetmeier   [before 15 February 1868]

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Agrees to help determine the sex ratios in domestic animals.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 15 Feb 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5878

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 February [1868]

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Is much obliged that WBT will undertake tabulation of sex ratios in racehorses, greyhounds, and cattle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  15 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox collection) (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser. 1: 48)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5879

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 John Lubbock   15 February [1868]

Summary

Returns Anthropological Review.

Asks to borrow Desmarest on Crustacea [Considérations générales sur la classe des crustacés (1825)].

Has been reading JL’s address to the Entomological Society [Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 3d. ser. 5 (1865–7): cxiii–cxxxi].

Would like to hear JL’s conclusion for or against Pangenesis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  15 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Hutchinson 1914, 1: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5881
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Bibliography of Darwin’s geological publications

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This list includes papers read by Darwin to the Geological Society of London, his books on the geology of the Beagle voyage, and other publications on geological topics.  Author-date citations refer to entries in the Darwin Correspondence Project’s…

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Buenos Ayres

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Bones from Argentina

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  • … Writes of sending home fossil finds at Bahia Blanca and Guardia del Monte from his overland …

Edward Lumb

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Edward Lumb was born in Yorkshire. According to the memoirs of his daughter Anne, Lady Macdonell, he travelled to Buenos Aires aged sixteen with his merchant uncle, Charles Poynton, and after some fortunate enterprises set up in business there. In 1833…

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  • … Edward Lumb was born in Yorkshire. According to the memoirs of his daughter Anne, Lady Macdonell, …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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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…

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  • … history of creation” . London. [Abstract in DAR 205.9(2): 215.]  119: 16a [——]. 1847.  …