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To W. J. Hooker   [c. February 1849]

Summary

Thanks WJH for information on J. D. Hooker’s progress.

J. D. Hooker promised a copy of his Galapagos paper. Can WJH forward one to the Athenaeum?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  [c. Feb 1849]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: English letters A–J 1849, 27: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1218

To W. J. Hooker   [January 1850]

Summary

Thanks WJH for information about J. D. Hooker; CD was very anxious to hear something about his safety.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  [Jan 1850]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: English letters A–H 1850, 29: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1285

To W. J. Hooker   22 May [1850]

Summary

Encloses a letter from J. D. Hooker [see 1257], thinking that WJH would like to see it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  22 May [1850]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: English letters A–H 1850, 29: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1331

To William Jackson Hooker   17 February [1851]

Summary

Encloses letter from J. D. Hooker. Glad he will soon be home.

Everyone will be astonished at oaks and birches of tropics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  17 Feb [1851]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1390

To William Jackson Hooker   [30 July 1858]

Summary

Thanks WJH for an extract on seed transport by sea. [Letter sent with 2314.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  [30 July 1858]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: S. American letters 1852–8, 38: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2315

To William Jackson Hooker   12 March [1843]

Summary

Asks WJH to thank his son [J. D. Hooker, away on Antarctic survey] for his note. Has also read a letter JDH wrote to Lyell. Hopes JDH will publish a journal. If he publishes an Antarctic flora, CD will place his collection of South American alpine plants at his disposal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  12 Mar [1843]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: S. American letters 1838–44, 69: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-664

To William Jackson Hooker   [23 August 1845]

Summary

Will be pleased to provide a testimonial for J. D. Hooker, who is seeking the Chair in Botany at Edinburgh, but fears he himself is so little known that it could only be of the smallest service. Has asked Lyell to write to J. F. W. Herschel giving an opinion of J. D. Hooker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  [23 Aug 1845]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: English letters 1845, 23: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-904

To W. J. Hooker   [25 August 1845]

Summary

Encloses a testimonial letter for J. D. Hooker [see 907]. If WJH thinks the letter could be improved CD will alter it. Feels it a disgrace that a professor should be appointed by men "who never heard of Humboldt & Brown".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  [25 Aug 1845]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-906

To W. J. Hooker   25 August 1845

Summary

A letter in support of J. D. Hooker as a candidate for Edinburgh Chair in Botany. No one better qualified. Wishes him success.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  25 Aug 1845
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: J. D. Hooker testimonials
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-907
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