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From W. B. Tegetmeier to John Murray and Robert Francis Cooke   17 April 1865

Summary

CD has asked him to supervise drawings of pigeons and fowls [for Variation]. Sends estimates for drawings and engravings by artists who do such work for the Field.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  John Murray; Robert Francis Cooke
Date:  17 Apr 1865
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 136–138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4815

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  • … Tegetmeier, W. B. Murray, John (b) Cooke, R. F. …
  • … From W.  B.  Tegetmeier to John Murray and Robert Francis Cooke   17 April 1865 …

From W. B. Tegetmeier   15 October 1866

Summary

The blocks [for Variation] have been forwarded to Murray.

WBT has been corresponding with Prof. Newton.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Oct 1866
Classmark:  DAR 178: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5243

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  • … vol.  13, letter from W.  B. Tegetmeier to John Murray and R.  F.  Cooke, 17 April 1865). …
  • John Murray, 16 October [1866] . Tegetmeier had overseen the illustrations of pigeons and fowls for Variation (see Correspondence vol.  13, letter from W.  B.   …

From W. B. Tegetmeier   10 April 1865

Summary

MS [of CD’s pigeon chapter] arrived safely.

Pigeon and poultry engravings [for Variation].

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Apr 1865
Classmark:  DAR 178: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4808

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  • … send an estimate of the cost of the engravings to John Murray. See letter from W.  B.   …
  • John Murray and R.  F.  Cooke, 17 April 1865. William Yarrell had helped CD buy equipment for the Beagle voyage, and later assisted him with his pigeon work, advising him about breeds and providing introductions to dealers and breeders (for Yarrell’s correspondence with CD, see Correspondence vols.  1–5). Yarrell introduced CD to Tegetmeier in 1855 (see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  B.   …

From W. B. Tegetmeier   22 January [1866]

Summary

Discusses pigeon and poultry woodcuts [for Variation].

WBT’s poultry book is at last in the hands of a solvent publisher [The poultry book (1867)].

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Jan [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4983

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  • … Heath ( ibid. , letter from W.  B.  Tegetmeier to John Murray and R.  F.  Cooke, 17 April  …

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

Summary

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

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  • … and to CD’ s publisher, John Murray. See letter to W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 11 February [1868] …

From W. B. Tegetmeier   2 August 1866

Summary

Encloses feathers from a diseased hen which has assumed cock plumage.

Forwards proofs of the engravings for Variation.

Author:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Aug 1866
Classmark:  DAR 178: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5171

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  • B.   Tegetmeier, 22 January [1866] and nn.  4 and 7. The publisher of Variation was John Murray. …
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