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To Thomas Campbell Eyton   3 May [1861]

Summary

Has received the shipment of skeletons of fowls. Asks TCE species name of Gungla cock. Mentions other specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  3 May [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.247)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3134

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To T. C. Eyton   14 May [1861]

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Asks TCE to confirm some general statements on resemblances in skeletons of birds of same genus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  14 May [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.249)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3148

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To Thomas Campbell Eyton   12 [May 1861 – April 1863]

Summary

Thanks TCE for telling him of his crossed pigs. When they are grown, he would like to know whether they resemble each other.

Doubts the half-bred Gallus sonnerati will be productive, though he was assured many years ago that such a fertile half-breed once occurred.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  12 [May 1861 - Apr 1863]
Classmark:  Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, University of Birmingham (EYT/1/45)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13804

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To T. C. Eyton   6 May [1861]

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Discusses results of his examination of fowls’ skeletons. Wants to quote TCE on variation in skeletons of allied species. Asks about skulls of birds with topknots.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  6 May [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.248)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3140

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