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To J. D. Hooker   [2 May 1857]

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JDH has shaved the hair off the alpine plant.

CD apologises for his criticism.

Apparent but false relations of plant structure to climate: heath-like foliage of all Cape of Good Hope plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [2 May 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2087
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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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  • … Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette , no. 32 (1852), p. 502. CD marked this article in his copy of …
  • … . 2 vols. and atlas. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.4: 50–2.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 20a ——. 1818. …
  • … of Natural History  8: 273–88; 353–60, 406–30, 486–502; 9: 141–5, 221–30, 373–81.  119: 21a …