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From J. D. Hooker   29 March 1864

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John Scott’s career.

Huxley’s vicious attack on anthropologists.

Critique of Joseph Prestwich’s theory of rivers.

Bitter feelings between the Hookers and the Veitch family of nurserymen.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 193–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4439

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  • Wedgwood ( Emma Darwin’s brother) and a partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm ( Freeman 1978 ). Hooker, a collector of Wedgwood ware, was especially interested in medallions (see Correspondence vol.  11, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 6 January 1863 , …
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