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DCP-LETT-3369

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Himalayan pine has turned up in Macedonia.

JDH has got into a quarrel with H. C. Watson.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 100: 161, DAR 101: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3369

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From J. D. Hooker   [September 1873]

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Abstracts literature on sensitive plants (Linnaeus, L. P. Cailletet, W. R. McNab).

The Mimosa at Down is M. pudica.

Dichogamy in Eucalyptus difficult to decide, but Thiselton-Dyer thinks there is some protandry.

[Letter is in W. T. Thiselton-Dyer’s hand.]

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Sept 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9038

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From J. D. Hooker   26 July 1879

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JDH criticises John Ball’s theory of origin of higher plants in Carboniferous highlands, where low carbon dioxide levels permitted survival.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 128–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12173

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From J. D. Hooker   2 October 1879

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JDH looking for a gardener for CD’s unusual needs.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 131–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12242

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From J. D. Hooker   7 October 1879

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JDH requests specimens from Miss [Sophy] Wedgwood.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12251

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From J. D. Hooker   18 December 1879

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Argues against pension for Wallace because of his spiritualism; the underhanded way he brought about discussion of spiritualism at BAAS; his pocketing money from a bet on the sphericity of the earth; his lack of absolute poverty.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 136–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12362

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From J. D. Hooker   26 November 1880

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Huxley has persuaded JDH that the Wallace memorial may not be hopeless; JDH still has misgivings about Wallace’s spiritualism but will follow CD’s and Huxley’s decision.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 349)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12860

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From J. D. Hooker   29 November 1880

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Quality of Frank’s work merits F.R.S., but quantity could defer speedy election. Will advise best strategy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 146–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12873

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From J. D. Hooker   4 December 1880

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Wants to propose Frank for F.R.S. now, with election in 1882.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 148–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12887

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From J. D. Hooker   29 August 1881

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Condolences on death of CD’s brother Erasmus. Recalls first meeting CD in Erasmus’ rooms over 40 years ago.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 166–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13302

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From J. D. Hooker   22 December 1881

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Thanks CD for his endowment of new Steudel’s Nomenclator [later to become Index Kewensis].

K. White’s gruesome ballad "Gondoline" frightened JDH as a child.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13577

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From J. D. Hooker   12 January 1882

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B. D. Jackson’s plan for new Steudel Nomenclator approved. JDH asks for CD’s cheque.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 104: 175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13613

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From J. D. Hooker   19 January 1882

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Politics at Kew lead [led!?] to a letter of thanks to CD from the First Commissioner for his gift.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 104: 176–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13625

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From J. D. Hooker   16 July [1874]

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JDH has told Murray that the Quarterly Review article attacking George [Darwin] and CD [137 (1874): 40–77] was "as base as it was baseless".

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9552

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From J. D. Hooker   13 March 1879

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Urges Frank to reconsider his refusal of Cambridge Examinership.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 125–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11938

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From J. D. Hooker   24 February [1881]

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The debt of plant geography to voyages may be JDH’s topic at BAAS meeting [at Swansea].

Photographs from New Zealand forwarded.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Feb 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 138–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12498

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From J. D. Hooker   12 June 1881

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Has struggled for months with complexity of structure and distribution of palms for Genera plantarum.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 150–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13201

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From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1881

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At 63 JDH still works hard to support his family. Many friends have died. Memories of times past spent with CD lift his pessimism.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13209

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From J. D. Hooker   7 September 1881

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Comte de Paris requests an orchid from CD for his huge collection.

JDH responds to CD’s criticism of York address.

Arruda Furtado could work on mystery of buried cypress trunks in the Azores.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 168–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13320

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From J. D. Hooker   [23 October 1881]

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Pleasure in reading Earthworms.

Buying land to build a cottage.

Finishing palms for Genera plantarum after three years’ work.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 164–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13424

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