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To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 March [1865]

Summary

Arrangements for woodcuts for Variation.

WBT’s excellent article on crossing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 Mar [1865]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4798

Matches: 2 hits

  • … see letter from W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 27 March 1865 ). John Murray was CD’s publisher. …
  • John Murray, 31 March [1865] . Tegetmeier had offered to lend CD the engraved wood blocks from which the pigeon illustrations recently published in the Field had been taken (see letter from W.  B.   …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   16 October [1866]

Summary

Hopes to begin printing Variation at the beginning of next year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  16 Oct [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5244

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1866 . CD refers to John Murray and Luke Wells (see letter from W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 15  …

To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   16 January [1866]

Summary

What progress has been made with pigeon drawings for Variation?

Can WBT persuade Mr Zurhorst to repeat a pigeon experiment?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  16 Jan [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4977

Matches: 3 hits

  • … vol.  13, letter from W.  B.  Tegetmeier to John Murray and R.  F.  Cooke, 17 April 1865, …
  • John Murray, 31 March [1865] and n.  17). For details of the varieties of pigeon illustrated in Variation , see Correspondence vol.  13, letter to W.  B. …
  • B.  Jones, 3 January [1866] and nn.  2–8, and Correspondence vol.  13, Appendixes II and IV.  CD also refers to his work on Variation , which had occupied him intermittently since January 1860 (see Correspondence vol.  13, letter to John Murray, …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   9 July [1866]

Summary

WBT’s fowls’ skulls are being engraved; will see pigeon illustration proofs when he can.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  9 July [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5152

Matches: 1 hit

  • … vol.  13, letter from W.  B. Tegetmeier to John Murray and R.  F.  Cooke, 17 April 1865). …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   6 April [1865]

Summary

Instructions for Luke Wells about woodcuts for Variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  6 Apr [1865]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4804

Matches: 3 hits

  • … to W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 14 March [1865] and [7 April 1865] . See letter to John Murray, 4  …
  • John Murray, 1 April 1865 . The note has not been found. Luke Wells was the artist recommended by Tegetmeier to prepare the pigeon illustrations for Variation (see letter to W.  B.   …
  • John Murray, 1 April 1865 . CD refers to Wells’s illustration of the barb pigeon in the Field , 18 February 1865. Tegetmeier sent CD a packet containing this and four other issues of the Field with his letter of 27 March 1865 (see letter from W.  B.   …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 September [1866]

Summary

Blocks for Variation are much improved. WBT deserves membership in Zoological Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 Sept [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5212

Matches: 1 hit

  • John Murray, regarding payment for the woodcuts for Variation has not been found, but see the letter to W.  B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 February [1868]

Summary

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 the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5879

Matches: 1 hit

  • B.  Tegetmeier, 11 February [1868] . On the sales and second printing of Variation , see the letter from John Murray, …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   4 August [1866]

Summary

Comments on pigeon and poultry woodcuts.

Observations and queries on poultry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  4 Aug [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5176

Matches: 2 hits

  • B.  Tegetmeier, 2 August 1866  and n.  5. CD sent the manuscript of Variation to Murray in December 1866 (see letter to John
  • John Murray. The drawing for the pigeon and fowl engravings was done by Luke Wells (see Correspondence vol.  13, letters to W.  B.   …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 March [1865]

Summary

Asks for WBT’s help in arranging for woodcuts to illustrate pigeon chapters of Variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 Mar [1865]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4786

Matches: 1 hit

  • B.  Tegetmeier  28 March [1865] , 6 April [1865] , and [7 April 1865] , and letter to John Murray, …

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

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  • John Murray. 1845. Richardson, Edmund William. 1916. A veteran naturalist; being the life and work of W. B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 August [1875]

Summary

Thanks for answer to racehorse query;

would be grateful for correction of any errors in Variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  15 Aug [1875]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10118

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  • John Murray. 1874. Richardson, Edmund William. 1916. A veteran naturalist; being the life and work of W. B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 [December 1862]

Summary

Can WBT help get an answer to a query on ducks?

Has heard of a case of special sterility in cattle, in which a particular pair are sterile, but the individuals are both fertile with others.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 [Dec 1862]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3869

Matches: 1 hit

  • B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   6 January [1867]

Summary

Returns some of WBT’s skulls.

His MS is with printer, but book [Variation] will probably not be out until November.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  6 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5347

Matches: 2 hits

  • John Murray, 18 July [1866] ; see also letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 and 4 August [1866] ). Variation was published in January 1868 ( Freeman 1977 ). Tegetmeier edited a revision of the first edition of The poultry book (Wingfield and Johnson 1853) in 1856 and 1857; however, the publishers went out of business before the edition was complete (see Correspondence vol.  14, letter from W.  B.   …
  • B.  Tegetmeier, 18 [December 1866] and n.  4). In Variation 1: 260, CD acknowledged ‘the kindness of Mr.  Tegetmeier’ in lending nearly half of the fifty-three skulls examined. Engravings of the skulls of a white-crested Polish cock and of a horned fowl appear in Variation 1: 262, 263, and 265. CD refers to the manuscript of Variation , and to the printing firm William Clowes & Sons (see letter from John Murray, …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   27 July [1857]

Summary

Arrangements for delivery of pigeons and poultry to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  27 July [1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2128

Matches: 1 hit

  • B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To William Bernhard Tegetmeier   20 January [1860]

Summary

Gives the results of crossing experiments; some interesting and curious facts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  20 Jan [1860]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2656

Matches: 1 hit

  • B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   14 April [1858]

Summary

CD will go over his pigeon MS and then dispose of all his birds. Has Burmese fowls’ skins if WBT is interested.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  14 Apr [1858]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2255

Matches: 1 hit

  • B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [7 April 1865]

Summary

Fowl MS has arrived safely.

Sends pigeon MS for WBT’s perusal.

Further instructions for Luke Wells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [7 Apr 1865]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4806

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  • B. Tegetmeier. London: Witherby & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   4 December [1866]

Summary

Is tempted to cite Mr Zurhorst’s case.

Hopes to send pigeon and fowl MS [of Variation] to press in a fortnight.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  4 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5293

Matches: 1 hit

  • B.  Tegetmeier, 9 July [1866] and n.  4). CD was in London from 22 to 29 November 1866 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). CD refers to the three chapters on pigeons and fowls in Variation 1: 131–275. He had asked Tegetmeier to comment on the manuscript of these chapters the previous year (see Correspondence vol.  13). CD sent the manuscript of all but the last chapter of Variation to his publisher on 22 December 1866 (see letter to John Murray, …
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