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From J. D. Hooker   29 November 1879

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Congratulations on Erasmus Darwin; likes CD’s part better than Ernst Krause’s.

Received false notice of Asa Gray’s death.

Gray and JDH engaged in comparing widely separated but floristically similar regions.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 134–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12336

Matches: 3 hits

  • … we have no cotton seeds— Shall I write to Egypt for some?. Ever affy yrs | J D Hooker. …
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   29 November 1879 …

From Francis Darwin to J. D. Hooker   17 March 1879

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Frank decides to accept Cambridge nomination for examiner; thanks JDH and Thiselton-Dyer for their encouragement.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 95: 483–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11941

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, Francis Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Francis Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   17 March 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   16 March [1879]

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Frank’s reasons for not accepting the Cambridge Examinership.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 Mar [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 481–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11939

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   16 March [1879] …

From J. D. Hooker   26 July 1879

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JDH criticises John Ball’s theory of origin of higher plants in Carboniferous highlands, where low carbon dioxide levels permitted survival.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 128–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12173

Matches: 2 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   26 July 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   1 October [1879]

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Searching for the right gardener.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 489–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12241

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   1 October [1879] …

From J. D. Hooker   2 October 1879

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JDH looking for a gardener for CD’s unusual needs.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 131–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12242

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  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   2 October 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   5 October [1879]

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Will get in touch with young gardener about terms of employment. It is good of Hooker to remember about heliotropism of insectivorous plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  Halls (dealers) (29 July 2009)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12249F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   5 October [1879] …

From J. D. Hooker   7 October 1879

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JDH requests specimens from Miss [Sophy] Wedgwood.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12251

Matches: 2 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   7 October 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   17 October [1879]

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Wants some seeds to see how certain seedlings break through ground.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 185–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12261

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   17 October [1879] …

To J. D. Hooker   4 November [1879]

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Wants seedling of Quercus rubra or Q. coccinea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  4 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: f. 191)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12290

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   4 November [1879] …

To J. D. Hooker   1 December [1879]

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Movement of cotton plant cotyledons.

Thanks JDH for his praise of Erasmus Darwin.

Delighted that JDH is thinking about geographical distribution, wishes he would go over the New Zealand flora again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 193–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12338

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   1 December [1879] …

From J. D. Hooker   18 December 1879

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Argues against pension for Wallace because of his spiritualism; the underhanded way he brought about discussion of spiritualism at BAAS; his pocketing money from a bet on the sphericity of the earth; his lack of absolute poverty.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 136–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12362

Matches: 2 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   18 December 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   19 December [1879]

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JDH convinces CD not to press for pension for Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 494–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12363

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   19 December [1879] …

To J. D. Hooker   17 December 1879

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Miss Arabella Buckley’s letter on Wallace’s poor health and finances leads CD to seek JDH’s aid in getting a Government pension.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 95: 491–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12360

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   17 December 1879 …
  • … Communicated by Sir Charles Lyell … and J. D. Hooker. [Read 1 July 1858. ] Journal of the …

From J. D. Hooker   13 March 1879

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Urges Frank to reconsider his refusal of Cambridge Examinership.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 125–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11938

Matches: 2 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   13 March 1879 …

To J. D. Hooker   22 July [1879]

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At work on Movement in plants.

Discusses John Ball’s, G. de Saporta’s, and his own theories of higher plant origin. Their rapid development remains an "abominable mystery".

Frank is working in Würzburg.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 485–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12167

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   22 July [1879] …
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