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From J. D. Hooker   [28 September 1861]

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List of Australian plants that have become naturalised in the Nilgiris [India] and are turning out the native trees.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Sept 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 205.4: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3269

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From J. D. Hooker   [29 December 1861]

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Asks CD whether he hears from Asa Gray. JDH’s opinion of the crisis [Trent case, Nov 1861] and the American Civil War.

Julius von Haast alludes to glacial drift in Middle Island of New Zealand.

Backwardness of JDH’s son, Willy.

Encloses a reference from Daniel Oliver which may be useful.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 1, 2a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3374

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From J. D. Hooker   [30 December 1861 or 6 January 1862]

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Glad CD has given up on Acropera ovules.

Doubts phanerogams less different in extreme forms [than Crustacea].

No systematic parallelism between plants and animals.

Offers list of Arctic plants with their colours. Asks CD whether it is useful to add colour to [descriptions of] plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Dec] 1861 or [6 Jan] 1862
Classmark:  DAR 101: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3375

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letter (3)
Author
Hooker, J. D.[X]
Addressee
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Correspondent
Date
1861
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