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To J. D. Hooker   [5 October 1847]

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Mystified by the origin of coal-plants.

Milne’s Glen Roy theory is absurd but, oddly, it has staggered CD in favour of Agassiz’s ice-lake theory.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 Oct 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1123

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [5 October 1847] …
  • … by Hooker for his departure on the expedition to India ( letter to J.  D. Hooker, [12  …
  • … confirmation of his journey to India ( letter to J.  D. Hooker, [6 or 13 October 1847] ). …
  • … CD’s arguments with Hooker about the origin of coal, see letters to J.  D. Hooker, [6 May …
  • … lord of the Admiralty (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [6 or 13 October 1847] ), at which a …
  • … unable to return to Down until 5 November ( letter to J.  D. Hooker, [6 November 1847] ). …

To J. D. Hooker   [19 July 1847]

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Congratulations on JDH’s engagement.

Sorry JDH is so determined on an expedition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [19 July 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1101

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [19 July 1847] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  3, letter from J.  D. Hooker, 1 September [1845] , in which Hooker …
  • … from the relationship to the letter to J.  D. Hooker, 15 [July 1847] and the reference to …
  • … read the Phytologist (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [10 June 1847] , n.  6). A reference to …
  • … expedition to Dropmore. See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [10 June 1847] , in which CD asked …

To J. D. Hooker   [6 November 1847]

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Now plans to come to Kew for an hour’s farewell if his stomach permits.

Congratulations on JDH’s Flora Antarctica [1847].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Nov 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1133

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … The last number of Hooker’s Flora Antarctica ( J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 ) had been published …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [6 November 1847] …

To J. D. Hooker   [25 March 1847]

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Health bad, cannot get to Kew.

Will send Nulliporae to [L. A.?] Reeve.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1076

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [25 March 1847] …
  • … a list of Tasmanian seaweeds in association with Harvey (J.  D. Hooker and Harvey 1847 ). …
  • … of the date see the letter to J.  D. Hooker, [23 March 1847] , n.  1. Reeve Brothers, the …
  • … and description. See letter to J.  D. Hooker, 7 April [1847] , and letter to William Henry …

To J. D. Hooker   [4 August 1847]

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Wants to go over remainder of species sketch when he sees JDH.

Urges JDH to go to Scotland.

Pleased JDH works on geographical distribution of Van Diemen’s Land flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [4 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1105

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [4 August 1847] …
  • … See letter to J.  D. Hooker, 28 July [1847] , for CD’s intention to vote in the Cambridge …
  • … of Botany , published in three parts in the latter half of 1847 ( J.  D. Hooker 1847 ). …

To J. D. Hooker   [23 March 1847]

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Health permitting, proposes to visit Kew on Friday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [23 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1074

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [23 March 1847] …
  • … see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [14 March 1847] ). See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [14 March …

To J. D. Hooker   [1 March 1847]

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Illness has delayed his departure. Will try to call on JDH on Thursday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [1 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1068

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [1 March 1847] …
  • … 7 March 1847] ). The letter from J.  D. Hooker, [1 March 1847] , indicates that Hooker …
  • … visit to London, and the letter to J.  D. Hooker, [14 March 1847] , suggests they did not …

To J. D. Hooker   7 April [1847]

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JDH’s proposed India trip.

Will sorely miss discussions with JDH on species theory.

CD is getting on wretchedly with cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  7 Apr [1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1077

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   7 April [1847] …
  • … in the Memoirs of the Geological Survey (J.  D. Hooker 1848a, b, c). In the first article …
  • … to CD (see letter from H.  C. Watson to J.  D. Hooker, [12 April 1847]). Tubicinella and …
  • … to the existing genus Lycopodium ’ (J.  D. Hooker 1848c, p.  445). Hooker sent information …
  • … letter from India, see letter from J.  D. Hooker, 20 February – 16 [March] 1848. Dropmore, …

To J. D. Hooker   [1 May 1847]

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Delighted that Brongniart thinks Sigillaria aquatic, and that E. W. Binney thinks coal is a sort of submarine peat. Thinks coal-plants will prove to be aquatic, though JDH will sneer at this.

Has acquired a new microscope.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [1 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1085

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [1 May 1847] …
  • Hooker, [6 May 1847] , and J.  D. Hooker 1848a, 1848b, 1848c. The British Association met …
  • … CD’s copy of Binney 1847, p.  46). For Hooker’s views, however, see letter to J.  D. …
  • … of this letter to letter to J.  D. Hooker, [6 May 1847], and from CD’s reference to …
  • … is referred to in Binney 1847 and also in J.  D. Hooker 1848a and 1848b. Binney confirmed …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  3, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [4 June 1845] . His reading notebook …
  • … Correspondence vol.  3, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [December 1846] ) and which was more …

To J. D. Hooker   [8 November 1847]

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CD too unwell to see JDH. Encloses Emma’s farewell note.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8 Nov 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1134

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [8 November 1847] …
  • … The Monday following letter to J.  D. Hooker, [6 November 1847] . …

To J. D. Hooker   [25 May 1847]

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Will call on JDH on Thursday, if convenient.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1091

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [25 May 1847] …
  • … See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [22 May 1847] , n.  1, for the basis of this date. Hugh …

To J. D. Hooker   [28 February 1847]

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Can JDH come to 7 Park St. on Wednesday?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [28 Feb 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1064

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [28 February 1847] …

To J. D. Hooker   [22 May 1847]

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CD would like to call on JDH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [22 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1088

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [22 May 1847] …
  • … Book (Down House MS). See also letters to J.  D. Hooker, [25 May 1847] and [28 May 1847]. …

From J. D. Hooker   [1 March 1847]

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Will come to 7 Park St. on Wednesday for a palaver on distribution, species mutability, migration, etc.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1067

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [1 March 1847] …
  • … the relationship to the letters to J.  D. Hooker, [28 February 1847] and [1 March 1847]. …

To J. D. Hooker   [25 October 1847]

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Continued problems in scheduling farewell meeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Oct 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1130

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [25 October 1847] …
  • … The Monday following the letter to J.  D. Hooker, [21 October 1847] , and the first Monday …

From J. D. Hooker   16 June 1847

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JDH’s aunt cannot find lodgings for CD.

Similarities between floras of Tierra del Fuego, Van Diemen’s Land, and New Zealand; does not feel migration sufficient explanation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1847
Classmark:  DAR 100: 75–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1097

Matches: 5 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   16 June 1847 …
  • … Association meeting. See letters to J.  D. Hooker, [2 June 1847] and [10 June 1847]. …
  • … Magdalen Hall, Oxford. See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [12 June 1847] . The common laburnum …
  • … stated in his Flora Novæ-Zelandiæ ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , vol.  1: xix), where he speaks …

To J. D. Hooker   [19 June 1847]

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JDH’s books have arrived.

Glad to hear of new plants from Van Diemen’s Land and New Zealand.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [19 June 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1099

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [19 June 1847] …
  • … and Tierra del Fuego. See letter from J.  D. Hooker, 16 June 1847 . Van Diemen’s Land ( …

To J. D. Hooker   28 July [1847]

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Cannot come to Hitcham as he is anticipating a visit from Bernhard Studer of Bern.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 July [1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1104

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   28 July [1847] …
  • … 1842–1908 , 4: 696). Hooker’s work on the Antarctic flora ( J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 ) was …

To J. D. Hooker   [17 June 1847]

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CD will take a room in Magdalen Hall at Oxford; thanks JDH’s aunt for trouble.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 June 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1098

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [17 June 1847] …

To J. D. Hooker   [12 August 1847]

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Planning a visit to Kew. Wishes to meet H. C. Watson.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1106

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [12 August 1847] …
  • … to Kew on 10 August (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [4 August 1847] ) did not take place …
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