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To W. B. Tegetmeier   [13 September 1855]

Summary

Would welcome any distinct breed of poultry and would be glad to have any good pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [13 Sept 1855]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1754

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Jacobins, and swallows (see letters to W.  D. Fox, 23 May [1855] and 27 [June 1855] , and …
  • … inscribed by the author. See letter to W.  D. Fox, 22 August [1855] . In his pamphlet on …
  • W.   Darwin Fox) who has promised it me, told me at the time that the White Dorking was very distinct, but I fancied, no doubt erroneously, that he referred only to colour. — With respect to the Polands & Hamburghs & indeed in the whole subject, I sh d . …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   11 May [1856]

Summary

Thanks WBT for help with pigeons and poultry.

Will probably be away at the time of Anerley show.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  11 May [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1873

Matches: 2 hits

  • … see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D. Fox, 31 July [1855] ). The 1856 show was the …
  • … Darwin’s poor health (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 8 June [1856] ), so CD was able to attend …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   24 June [1856]

Summary

Now has 89 pigeons. The laughing pigeons are safe at Down. Can WBT spare a pair of Mr Gulliver’s runts?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  24 June [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1909

Matches: 1 hit

  • … B. Tegetmeier, 21 September [1856] . See letter to W.  D. Fox, 3 January [1856], n.  4. …

To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   31 August [1855]

Summary

Thanks for WBT’s offer to supply carcasses of good poultry breeds. Encloses list [missing] of birds in which he is interested.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  31 Aug [1855]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1751

Matches: 1 hit

  • … CD had planned to attend ( letter to W.  D. Fox, 31 July [1855] , and mentioned in letter …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   4 [July 1858]

Summary

Death in family [Charles Waring Darwin]. Illness of children forces him to leave home and interrupt work on pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  4 [July 1858]
Classmark:  Yale University: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Yale Collection of American Literature: De Forest Family Papers (YCAL MSS 582) Box 2, folder 58, item 82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2301

Matches: 1 hit

  • … of Charles Waring Darwin. See letter to W.  D. Fox, 2 July [1858] . CD had begun to write …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   8 September [1858]

Summary

Has finished with and is disposing of his pigeons.

Invites WBT to Down; would like to see his bees’ cells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  8 Sept [1858]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2325

Matches: 1 hit

  • … to W.  B. Tegetmeier,9 May [1858] and 8 [June 1858], and to W.  D. Fox, 27 [June 1858]. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   21 December [1864]

Summary

CD working on Variation; he will soon want corrected fowl MS [Variation, ch. 7].

WBT’s breeding experiments produced no sterility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  21 Dec [1864]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4720

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  • … 12, Appendix II)). See also letter to W.  D.  Fox, 30 November [1864] and n.  6. In June  …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 January [1856]

Summary

Is attempting to get skins of poultry from all quarters of the world. Wants to inspect poultry collections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 Jan [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1820

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Robert Pulleine and John Baily (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 3 January [1856] and n.  5). See …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 September [1869]

Summary

He will send carrier to the Field office to collect pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (6 June 2001)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6915F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … in 1868 (see Correspondence vol.  16, letter to W.  D.   Fox, 14 May [1868] ). CD had been …
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Tegetmeier, W. B.[X]
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