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From J. D. Hooker   [November 1851]

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Flora of New Zealand.

Reconsidering variability of insular species.

Becoming convinced of the probability that the southern flora is a fragmentary one – all that remains of a great southern continent.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 82–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1460

Matches: 12 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [November 1851] …
  • … Zealand genus, in which Hooker eventually identified 19 species ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , …
  • … 1: 103–11). Hooker maintained this opinion in J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: xviii, and …
  • … death in Sydney in 1839 ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: iv). J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: 103, in …
  • … of New Zealand or on the west coast north of Dusky Bay ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: v). …
  • Hooker listed 79 extremely variable genera, out of a total of 282, in J.  D. Hooker 1853– …
  • … also Correspondence vol.  3, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , in which Hooker’ …
  • … of those of Bory de Saint-Vincent. In J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: 42, Hooker explained why …
  • … is more variable than others’ (p. xxxix). J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: xxi–xxv. The only two …
  • … America are those found in New Zealand ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: 187). Hooker eventually …
  • … the latter confined to New Zealand ( J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: 49–52). The Quarterly …

From Joseph Dalton Hooker   [c. April 1851]

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Wants catalogue of small islands that contain peculiar plants. Thinks complete floras of islands in various stages of depression [subsidence] would provide good data.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1382

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … he would give to ‘my friend’ (i.e. , J.  D. Hooker) when he returned from India ( ibid . , …
  • … letter to J.  D. Dana, 24 February [1850] ). Hooker had arrived in London on 25 March …
  • … his views on former landmasses in J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: xxi–xxiii. Hooker had …
  • … that of the neighbouring lands’ (J.  D. Hooker 1845, p.  641). The Fitchia on Elizabeth …
  • … together as a single species. In J.  D. Hooker 1853–5 , 1: xiii, he explained how ‘so …

From J. D. Hooker   [late August – early September 1851]

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James Wilson reports case of salmon hybrids.

Herrings inhabit freshwater lake in Scotland during winter.

JDH will edit juror reports for the Great Exhibition.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Aug – early Sept 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1440

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … trip extremely. Ever affec y yours | J D Hooker. Do you know a case of a hybrid between …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [late August – early September 1851] …

To William Jackson Hooker   17 February [1851]

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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

Matches: 7 hits

  • … 4, letters from J.  D. Hooker, 26 November 1850 and 6 and 7 April 1850). …
  • … Encloses letter from J. D. Hooker. Glad he will soon be home. Everyone will be astonished …
  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter from J.  D. Hooker, 26 November 1850 . Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … ed. 1918, 1: 332). Correspondence vol.  4, letter from J.  D. Hooker, 26 November 1850 . …
  • … which fossil plants are supposed to indicate. ’ (J.  D. Hooker 1854, 2: 336 n. ). …
  • … botanic garden, had neglected to forward J.  D. Hooker’s mail ( Correspondence vol.   …
  • J.  D. Hooker had found that oak and birch trees were common in the tropical valleys of …

To Edward Adolphus Seymour Seymour   May 1851

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Testimonial on behalf of J. D. Hooker, addressed to Lord Seymour as Chief Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Woods and Forests, signed by CD and many other scientists.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Adolphus Seymour Seymour, 12th duke of Somerset
Date:  May 1851
Classmark:  Julian Browning (Catalogue 10, ‘Historical Manuscripts and Documents’)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1425F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Testimonial on behalf of J. D. Hooker, addressed to Lord Seymour as Chief Commissioner of …

From Emma Darwin   [22–3 April 1851]

Summary

Thanks CD for his Monday notes about Anne, which are much better than previous ones.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22–3 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1410

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter to J.  D. Hooker, 10 May 1848 , and letter to Francis …

To Albany Hancock   8 June [1851]

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Asks whether he can borrow from Joshua Alder an article [Sven Ludvig Lovén, "Ny art af Cirripedia Alepas squalicola", Ofers. Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Förh. 1 (1844): 192–4] in order to have the plate copied. Asks to borrow additional specimen of Ibla.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  8 June [1851]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1433

Matches: 1 hit

  • … see Correspondence vol.  4, letters to J.  D. Hooker, 10 May 1848, and to Louis Agassiz, …
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