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To A. D. Bartlett   9 February [1865]

Summary

Inquires about body of Porto Santo rabbit which has not arrived.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  9 Feb [1865]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection: FF8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4768

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To A. D. Bartlett   20 September [1871]

Summary

Asks whether any goose sifts water with its beak.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  20 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7952

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To A. D. Bartlett   14 February [1865]

Summary

CD sends thanks for feather of the Gallus.

The rabbit arrived safely, but unfortunately the entrails had been removed; if ADB catches the other one, CD would like it sent unmutilated.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  14 Feb [1865]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4771

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To Abraham Dee Bartlett   5 January [1870]

Summary

Thanks ADB for Limulus.

Does Callithrix sciureus wrinkle the skin around its eyes when it screams? Do the eyes become suffused with moisture?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  5 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7072

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To A. D. Bartlett   15 September 1871

Summary

CD questions ADB on the mode of feeding of geese and on the existence of variations in the structure of the bill; is trying to trace gradations in structure and habits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  15 Sept 1871
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7944

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  • Darwin, C. R. Bartlett, A. D. …
  • r son has a specimen, not very expensive, of any such goose i.e.  with beak nearly smooth (if such exists) I sh d be much obliged if he w d send it to me in a paper parcel addressed C.  Darwin

To Abraham Dee Bartlett   26 May [1861]

Summary

Bearer brings three Porto Santo rabbits. Will ADB keep them and see whether they can be crossed with some other breed? CD believes they have become much reduced in size and modified in colour since their introduction into the island.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  26 May [1861]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3159

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To Abraham Dee Bartlett   9 December [1867]

Summary

Asks for name of the birds that have only once obtained summer plumage.

Wishes he could persuade ADB to experiment to see whether bower-birds prefer gay colours.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  9 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5719

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To Abraham Dee Bartlett   30 January [1865]

Summary

Orders that one of CD’s Porto Santo rabbits be killed and sent to him.

Asks whether ADB has got young from mating these with females of other breeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  30 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Joseph Bradley Murray Collection (MS 363) Box 1, folder 4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4758

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To A. D. Bartlett   19 December [1871]

Summary

Can ADB allow T. W. Wood to sketch one of his dogs in hostile and friendly positions?

Do elephants in the Zoological Gardens carry tails aloft when excited?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  19 Dec [1871]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8111

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To A. D. Bartlett   24 August [1860]

Summary

Sends copy of Origin.

Discusses stripes on hybrid of donkey and wild ass.

Will let ADB know if lady consents to sending rabbits to [Zoological] Gardens.

Asks about gestation of Canidae.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  24 Aug [1860]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4273

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To A. D. Bartlett   16 February [1868]

Summary

Asks ADB to perform experiment on colour perception in bower-bird.

Asks for rabbit specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Abraham Dee Bartlett
Date:  16 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5401

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Bartlett, A. D.[X]
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Darwin, C. R.[X]
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1865 (3)
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