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From J. D. Hooker   16 March 1864

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List of four plants sent.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4428

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From J. D. Hooker   [4 April 1864]

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JDH has written to J. H. Balfour for a character reference for John Scott.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4448

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From J. D. Hooker   23 June 1864

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JDH going to visit W. H. Harvey in Ireland.

New curator at Kew.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 June 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 229
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4543

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From J. D. Hooker   [21 July 1864]

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Returned from Ireland, JDH wishes to visit Down.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 July 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 265
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4572

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From J. D. Hooker   [29 July 1864]

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The Kew agent has looked into ships to Calcutta for Scott, who should come to Kew.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 July 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 264
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4584

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From J. D. Hooker   [before 9 February 1864]

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Bentham proposes John Scott be made an associate of the Linnean Society.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 9 Feb 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4399

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From J. D. Hooker   14 May 1864

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Is burning to hear CD’s reaction to Wallace’s excellent paper on man ["Origin of human races and the antiquity of man", J. Anthropol. Soc. Lond. 2 (1864): clviii–clxxxvi].

Wallace’s disclaimer of credit for natural selection is high-minded.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 218–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4494

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From J. D. Hooker   26 August 1864

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Hookers and Lyells will visit Lubbocks so he cannot see CD in London.

Will CD sit for Woolner?

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 234–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4600

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From J. D. Hooker   [after 28 April 1864]

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Forwards a letter from H. W. Bates to JDH announcing HWB’s appointment as Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 28 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4474

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From J. D. Hooker   5 July 1864

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JDH pursues the coffee plantation job for Scott.

Wrote 14 letters today. JDH’s work load.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 July 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 230–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4552

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From J. D. Hooker   30 August 1864

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John Scott has sailed.

Concurs with Lyell that CD need not reply to Kölliker.

CD’s Bignonia plants cannot be told apart without flowers.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 236–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4602

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From J. D. Hooker   [28 September 1864]

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Sends Nepenthes laevis.

Wallace for the Royal Medal is a good thought.

W. H. Harvey is at Kew and JDH has asked him about desert climbers.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Sept 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4623

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From J. D. Hooker   [20 February 1864]

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Sends a Corydalis.

Hermann Crüger’s paper [see 4394] splendid, but he has made a mess of propagating Cinchona in Trinidad.

JDH’s opinion of Germans.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Feb 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 186–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4413

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From J. D. Hooker   8 April 1864

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Men of Scott’s Celtic temperament are very troublesome. Tries to dissuade CD from hiring him as a scientific gardener.

George Rolleston, not Spencer, wrote review of Schleiden [Nat. Hist. Rev. (1864): 187–99].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 206–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4457

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From J. D. Hooker   [4–]6 August 1864

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Replies to CD’s queries on climbing plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4–]6 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4585

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From J. D. Hooker   5 September 1864

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R. I. Murchison’s address [see 4595] smashes Ramsay’s glacial theory.

JDH defends his view that CD should not answer Kölliker.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 238–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4608

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From J. D. Hooker   [16? October 1864]

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Morphological differences only partly define species; physiological differences, e.g., incompatibility results in Primula, are far more interesting.

T. Thomson’s review of Agardh’s muddled book ["Agardh’s classification of plants", Nat. Hist. Rev. (1864): 536–51].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16? Oct 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 246, 246a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4638

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From J. D. Hooker   [15 August 1864]

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Replies to queries on climbing plants.

JDH meets Scott and finds him an intelligent and superior-looking man. Scott wishes to come to Down before leaving England.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Aug 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 232–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4590

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From J. D. Hooker   29 November 1864

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JDH is making inquiries for CD on temperate climbing plants.

Discusses politics of Royal Society Council in awarding CD the Copley Medal.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 258–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4684

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From J. D. Hooker   6 April 1864

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J. H. Balfour gives Scott excellent character reference, but says he is unfit either to superintend or be subordinate.

Herbert Spencer’s review of J. M. Schleiden is interesting [see 4457].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 101: 204–5; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Directors’ Correspondence English letters Balfour 1866–1900 vol. 78: 311)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4452

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