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To J. D. Hooker   13 June [1850]

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On Himalayan stratigraphy. Believes JDH’s observations of glacial action are the first ever done east of Urals.

Barnacles and the species theory; impressed with variation.

Effect of CD’s species sketch on JDH’s view of willow systematics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 June [1850]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1339

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   13 June [1850] …
  • … J.  D. Hooker 1851b. J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . The first volume of Fossil Cirripedia ( 1851 ) …
  • … Letter from J.  D. Hooker, 6 and 7 April 1850. …
  • … comments, however, refer to letter from J.  D. Hooker, 30 September 1849 . Rogers 1846 . …
  • … and distribution of the volume. See letter from J.  D. Hooker, 6 and 7 April 1850 . …

From J. D. Hooker   6 and 7 April 1850

Summary

Spoke too harshly about CD’s involvement in nomenclatural reform.

JDH used to think CD "too prone to theoretical considerations about species", hence was pleased CD took up a difficult group like barnacles. CD’s theories have progressed but JDH not converted. Sikkim has not cleared up his doubts about CD’s doctrines.

Argument with Falconer.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 and 7 Apr 1850
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Indian Letters 1847–51: 274–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1319

Matches: 9 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   6 and 7 April 1850 …
  • … from J.  D. Hooker, 13 October 1848  and second letter from J.  D. Hooker, 3 February …
  • … See letter to J.  D. Hooker, 12 October 1849 . In his notes on variation in nature, DAR …
  • … his first expedition to Nepal in 1848 (J.  D. Hooker 1854, 1: 178). He visited England in …
  • … crayon . Hooker’s views on the physical geography of Sikkim are in J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: …
  • … range of peaks in Tibet (see letter from J.  D. Hooker, 24 June 1849 ). A.  von Humboldt …
  • Hooker on geological and geographical observations to be made (see second letter from J.  D. …
  • … were taken to drain and embank the land (see J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 244–7). For Falconer’s …

From J. D. Hooker   26 November 1850

Summary

Falconer’s misbehaviour.

Geology of Khashia [Khasi] mountains. Speculations on mountain building and origin of Himalayas.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1850
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (India letters 1847–51: 314–15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1371

Matches: 7 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   26 November 1850 …
  • … 1851], for the impression Hooker’s suggestions made on CD. See J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 302– …
  • … William Colvile. For Hooker’s description of these mountains, see J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: …
  • Hooker 1854, 2: 347). In J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 336 n. , Hooker explained his meaning more …
  • … of 2500 species in that area alone (J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 323). Described in McClelland …
  • Hooker did not collect barnacles for CD at Chittagong, for he recorded that the coastal flats were virtually devoid of animal and plant life: ‘Animal life is extremely rare; and a Cardium -like shell and small crab are found sparingly. ’ (J.  D. …

To J. D. Hooker   3 February [1850]

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Hooker’s imprisonment.

Birth of Leonard Darwin.

Barnacles will never end; on to fossils.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Feb [1850]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1300

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   3 February [1850] …
  • … Council 1846–58). See second letter from J.  D. Hooker, 3 February 1849. The Times , 24  …

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Encloses a letter from J. D. Hooker [see 1257 ], thinking that WJH would like to see it. …
  • … Letter from J.  D. Hooker, 30 September 1849. A reference to the verse at the head of …

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Thanks WJH for information about J. D. Hooker; CD was very anxious to hear something about …
  • … of southern Sikkim by the British. See J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 203– 41, and L.  Huxley ed. …

To Maria Hooker   31 August [1850]

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Expresses sympathy to MSH on W. J. Hooker’s illness.

Will send his comments on Hodgson’s physico-geographical memoir ["On the physical geography of the Himalayas", J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 18 (1849): 761–88] directly to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Maria Hooker
Date:  31 Aug [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.95)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1349

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 188). Hodgson 1849 . See letter from J.  D. Hooker, 6 and 7 April 1850 . Hooker set out on …

To G. R. Waterhouse   [January–June 1850]

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Wishes to propose John Lubbock as a member of the Entomological Society.

Asks for B. H. Hodgson’s pamphlet on sheep ["Tame sheep and goats", J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 16 (1847): 1003–26]. Asks for odd numbers of GRW’s work [A natural history of the Mammalia (1846–8)]. Regrets that this work has stopped.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Robert Waterhouse
Date:  [Jan–June 1850]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Palaeontology letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1144

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Waterhouse this pamphlet, see letter to J.  D. Hooker, 28 March 1849 . Waterhouse 1846–8 . …

To W. D. Fox   [17 January 1850]

Summary

Account of the birth of Leonard Darwin, during which he administered the chloroform to Emma.

Continues the water-cure.

Has begun work on fossil cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [17 Jan 1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1292

Matches: 1 hit

  • … to the use of chloroform ( letter to J.  D. Hooker, 10 May 1848 , and letter to Francis …

To Adam Sedgwick   11 October [1850]

Summary

Thanks AS for a copy of his book, Discourse [on the studies of the University, 5th ed.].

Thinking of not sending his eldest son [William] to a classical school.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adam Sedgwick
Date:  11 Oct [1850]
Classmark:  Gerald M. Friedman (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1369F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … cure at home (see ibid. , letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 13 June [1850] , and letter to W.   …

To W. D. Fox   [May 1850]

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Details of his continuing water-cure regimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [May 1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1323

Matches: 1 hit

  • … hydropathic practice, see letter to J.  D. Hooker, 28 March 1849 , n.  2. When he began …
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