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From J. D. Hooker   [12 December 1843 – 11 January 1844]

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Henslow has sent him CD’s Galapagos plants along with Macrae’s. JDH impressed by the island endemism, which "overturns all our preconceived notions" on centres of radiation. Describes the extent, and the sharp demarcation at longitude 60° W, of the American and European Northern Hemisphere floras. CD’s plants among those he is using to do Antarctic flora. Drimys winteri shows a graded series of states down the length of the South American continent.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 Dec 1843 – 11 Jan 1844]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 206–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-723

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From J. D. Hooker   28 November 1843

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Thanks for use of CD’s collection.

Comments and queries on the botany of the Southern Hemisphere.

Looks forward to seeing CD’s Galapagos plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1843
Classmark:  DAR 100: 1–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-717

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