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To W. B. Tegetmeier   23 August [1856]

Summary

Instructions for delivering pigeons to Down.

Has Scandaroons for WBT.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  23 Aug [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1943

Matches: 3 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [15–22 August 1856]

Summary

Is collecting only pigeons that differ in proportions, so declines some birds offered by WBT.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [15–22 Aug 1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1935

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   [15–22 August 1856] …
  • … to the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 14 August [1856] and to the letter to W.  B. …
  • Tegetmeier, 23 August [1856] . The characteristic features of runts are discussed in Variation 1: 142–4. See letter to W.  B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   30 August [1856]

Summary

Will forward the Scandaroons.

Is crossing all his pigeons to see which are fertile.

Hopes WBT’s work on fowls’ skulls is not forestalled by T. C. Eyton who also has a grand collection of skeletons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  30 Aug [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1947

Matches: 4 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   30 August [1856] …
  • Tegetmeier, 14 August [1856] . See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 24 June [1856] . …
  • … the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 23 August [1856] . See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 23  …
  • Tegetmeier 1856 . Possibly the breeder who had exhibited blue pigeons with bars on their wings, about whom CD had inquired in his letter to W.  B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   19 November [1856]

Summary

Emma’s illness prevents his attending Philoperisteron [pigeon fanciers’ club].

Expects larger collection of skins from West Africa.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  19 Nov [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1992

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   19 November [1856] …
  • … in letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 3 November [1856] . See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 29  …
  • 1856–7): 284). Harrison Weir was a pigeon fancier and painter of animals. He did the illustrations for Tegetmeier’s edition of the Poultry book (see n.  6, below). CD asked Tegetmeier for this information again in letter to W.  B. …

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: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   24 June [1856] …
  • … 1: 142–3. See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21 September [1856] . See letter to W.  D. Fox, …
  • … the relationship to the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 25 April [1856] , in which laughing …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   3 November [1856]

Summary

Has received nine skins from Walter Elliot of Madras; WBT may describe them if he wishes.

Expects some Persian fowls.

Can WBT inquire about the fertility of certain duck hybrids?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  3 Nov [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1981

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   3 November [1856] …
  • … See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 19 November [1856] . See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21  …
  • … the relationship to the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 19 October [1856] . Eaton 1852 . CD’s …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   21 September [1856]

Summary

States his requirements with regard to pigeons and his interest in ducks and rabbits. Inquires about poultry seen at Leith Hill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  21 Sept [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1957

Matches: 4 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   21 September [1856] …
  • … Carriers. ’ See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 24 June [1856] . Tegetmeier was a regular …
  • … CD’s request (see letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 3 November [1856] ). In Variation 1: 156, …
  • 1856. By September, three further numbers had been issued. Owing to an error by his bookseller, CD did not actually acquire a copy of the Poultry book edited by Tegetmeier until the summer of 1857 (see letter to W.  B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   4 December [1856]

Summary

Is glad WBT is willing to describe the poultry CD can acquire. Sir James Brooke promises Borneo fowls.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  4 Dec [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2011

Matches: 2 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 [June 1857]

Summary

Needs only one nearly-hatched chick.

Has all published numbers of Poultry book [1856–7].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 [June 1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2111

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 23 June [1857] . Tegetmeier ed. 1856–7. See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 18 May [1857] . …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [19 July 1857]

Summary

Has acquired some runts. Thanks WBT for information. Lists pigeons he is sending.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [19 July 1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2115

Matches: 2 hits

  • … breeder of fancy pigeons. Tegetmeier ed. 1856–7. See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 25 [June …
  • … time (see letters to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21 September [1856] , 6 February [1857] , and [18  …

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: 2 hits

  • … vol.  6, letter to W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 4 June [1856] , and Correspondence vol.  14, letter …
  • … Johnson 1856–7). See Correspondence vol.  14, letter from W.  B.  Tegetmeier, 22 January [ …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 April [1856]

Summary

Foresees WBT will work out poultry so well that CD will "be gladly saved the trouble". Would like some eggs from WBT’s Polish fowl and thanks him for acquiring the Indian laughing pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 Apr [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1860

Matches: 4 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   25 April [1856] …
  • … yet examined. See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 20 March [1856] , n.  8. The first number …
  • Tegetmeier ed. 1856–7 (after which publication was terminated) are in the Darwin Library–CUL. CD did not actually acquire parts of the work until 1857 (see letter to W.  B. …
  • Tegetmeier ed. 1856–7 (see n.  6, below). Indian laughing pigeons are not mentioned in Variation . CD stated that he kept two varieties of laughers, both of which came from Arabia ( Variation 1: 155). Possibly W.  A. Wooler, who provided information for CD on Himalayan rabbits (see Variation 1: 109). See letter to W.  B. …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   19 October [1856]

Summary

African fowls from Sierra Leone are pugnacious and amorous.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  19 Oct [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1976

Matches: 2 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 October [1856]

Summary

Has received fowls from interior of Sierra Leone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  15 Oct [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1975

Matches: 2 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   4 June [1856]

Summary

Reports safe arrival of rabbit sent by WBT.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  4 June [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1888

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   4 June [1856] …
  • … doe mentioned in letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 31 May [1856] . There is an entry in CD’s …
  • … return from London (see letters to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 31 May [1856] and 24 June [1856] ). …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   [July 1856]

Summary

His laughers are well, and he has heard them emit an odd note.

Thinks there is an extra vertebra in the neck of the Scandaroon, but is not certain and may have blundered.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [July 1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1913

Matches: 2 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   31 May [1856]

Summary

Wants good rabbit specimens. Will be in London on 21 June and can pick up some pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  31 May [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1882

Matches: 2 hits

To W. B. Tegetmeier   15 March [1856]

Summary

Asks WBT to try to purchase some specific pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  15 Mar [1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1842

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   15 March [1856] …
  • … relationship to the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 20 March [1856] . Harrison William Weir …
  • … Stevens. See letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 14 January [1856] , n.  1. The departure point …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   28 [September 1856]

Summary

Specifies pigeons in which he is interested. Has become almost more interested in rabbits than anything else.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  28 [Sept 1856]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2068

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To W.  B. Tegetmeier   28 [September 1856] …
  • … Office London directory 1856). See letters to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 20 March [1856] , n.  8  …
  • … relationship to the letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21 September [1856] . John Bailey Jr of …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   29 September [1857]

Summary

Will collect no more pigeons. Is awaiting Burmese fowls’ skins coming via Berlin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  29 Sept [1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2146

Matches: 2 hits

  • … specimens ( letter to W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21 September [1856] ). CD refers to the Himalayan …
  • W.  B. Tegetmeier, 21 November [1857] . See letter to John Thompson? , 26 November [1856]. …
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