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From J. D. Hooker   18 December 1876

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Notes variation in style and stamen length in Forsythia.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 110: B78a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10727

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From J. D. Hooker   11 April 1876

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Lists the 14 men elected to be F.R.S. Garrod defeated McLachlan.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10446

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  • … Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • Darwin I am much obliged for your note about M c Lachlan. Harriet has too much to do to be able to go with me on Saturday— May I bring Brian? , which would relieve her, as my House is overflowing my aunt & cousin being both here & we shall have G.  Henslows little boy, as his mother, poor George’s 2 d .  wife is dying. Ever aff yr | J D Hooker PS.  to FRS We have selected Abney Armstrong Ferrier Fox Garrod R

From J. D. Hooker   29 October 1876

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JDH looking for Hoya for CD.

Hookers tried to visit Down on foot, but weather was too inclement.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10658

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From J. D. Hooker   [18 April 1876]

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JDH has heard from Asa Gray, who approves of the botany primer [Botany (1876)].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 49–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10282

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From J. D. Hooker   8 April 1876

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Requests CD’s evaluation of the work of the entomologist Robert McLachlan, who is up for F.R.S. in competition with the physiologist A. H. Garrod.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 53–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10444

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From J. D. Hooker   13 December 1876

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Complains at Albert Günther’s imputations against Charles Wyville Thomson [as a result of the dispute between Thomson and the British Museum, regarding the disposal of the specimens from the Challenger].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 71–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10715

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From J. D. Hooker   26 April 1876

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Forwards copies of CD’s geology books.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10476

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From J. D. Hooker   4 July 1876

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JDH hopes Thiselton-Dyer does not discourage Frank’s investigation of insectivorous plants.

Preparing new editions of botany text-books.

His marriage is set for August.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10556

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From J. D. Hooker   13 October 1876

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JDH back from his honeymoon.

Finds he has gout, as his father and grandfather had.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10642

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From J. D. Hooker   28 January 1876

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Asks CD to come up to vote for Lankester.

Severely critical of R. L. Tait’s paper on Nepenthes communicated to the Royal Society.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10371

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From J. D. Hooker   13 September 1876

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JDH’s condolences at Amy Darwin’s death.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 60–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10597

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From J. D. Hooker   14 November 1876

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JDH prepares Anniversary Address to the Royal Society [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (1876): 339–62].

Return of Challenger.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10671

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From J. D. Hooker   8 December 1876

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He has examined Hoya flowers with Bentham and Oliver, but they are not satisfied about the five processes alternating with the sepals. [See Forms of flowers, pp. 331–2.] Sends specimens of plants.

Babington’s surprise at JDH’s advocacy of Darwinian views at Norwich [BAAS meeting].

Criticism of the behaviour of the trustees of the British Museum [in the Challenger affair].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 111: A85, DAR 104: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10705

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From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1876

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JDH’s suggested text for Lyell’s tablet in Westminster Abbey.

Vigner[?] separates digestive principle from Nepenthes, disproving R. L. Tait.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10540

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From J. D. Hooker   [24 September 1876]

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JDH again expresses his condolences.

The Glasgow BAAS meeting was good, except for Tait’s shameful attack on Tyndall.

Immensely impressed on Scottish geological and glacial features. Is CD aware that the earth beneath Glen Roy roads was found to contain freshwater diatoms?

Recounts the itinerary of his honeymoon in Scotland.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Sept 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 62–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10605

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