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To J. D. Hooker   [10 February 1846]

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Thinks JDH’s explanation of polymorphism on volcanic islands is probably correct.

Proposes experimental test to see whether alpine form of a plant is inherited like a true variety.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-951
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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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  • … 17 was composed for his funeral] Hooker sings   210   . HOOKER: Happy is …
  • … 209 A GRAY, 1882, MEMOIR OF DARWIN 210 A SETTING OF PROVERBS, CHAPTER 3, VERSES 15 …

Rio de la Plata

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Lucky in geology

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  • … Reports of finding the remains of large extinct animals and sending barrels of specimens home.  …

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  Contemporary writing Anon., The English matron: A practical manual for young wives, (London, 1846). Anon., The English gentlewoman: A practical manual for young ladies on their entrance to society, (Third edition, London, 1846). Becker, L. E.…

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  • … Intellectual History Review  19:2 (2009), pp. 197 - 210. Hubbard, R.,  The politics of …