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To J. D. Hooker   [5 February 1846]

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Will come to visit Kew if Claude Gay speaks English. Otherwise would prefer to wait until spring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-948
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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … poor dear Hooker in his bereavement. DARWIN:  205   The death of Mrs Hooker has …
  • … 204  FROM A GRAY 11 DECEMBER 1874 205  TO A GRAY 25 DECEMBER 1874 206  …

The Mount, Shrewsbury

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Letters from home

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  • … Darwin writes in preparation for the voyage, and his father and sisters write with news from home …

The Voyage of the Beagle

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It was a letter from his friend and former teacher, John Stevens Henslow, that brought the 22-year-old Charles Darwin news of the offer of a place on board the Admiralty surveying vessel, HMS Beagle, on a voyage to chart the coast of South America. It took…

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  • … Capt. F. wants a man (I understand) more as a companion than a mere collector & would not take …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … While much of the material from these portfolios is in DAR 205, the letter from William Edward …
  • … islands by Arthur Adams . 2 vols. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 180.] 119: 21a Bell, …
  • … Australis . 2 vols. and atlas. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.4: 50–2.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 20a …
  • …   the   river Zaire . London. [Abstract in DAR 205.4: 46–9.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 2a, 20a …
  • …   history of creation” . London. [Abstract in DAR 205.9(2): 215.]  119: 16a [——]. 1847.  …
  • … of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. Philadelphia. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 143–51.]  128: 6 Dana, …
  • … et La Zélée, 1837–40 . 23 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 47–9.]  119: 16a Dun, …
  • … 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 55–7.]  119: 1a …
  • … vols. London. [Darwin Library. Abstract in DAR 71: 215–16; 205.3: 78.]  *119: 19v.; 119: 21a; 128: …
  • … by Lord Derby’s notes.  Knowsley. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 165.]  *119: 21v. Gray, Thomas. …
  • … eastern part of Java.  2 vols. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 138.]  119: 20a ——. 1857.  …