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From J. D. Hooker   [17 August 1866]

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Hopes to arrive with MS of "Insular floras" on Saturday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Aug 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5191

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From J. D. Hooker   [19 March 1866]

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Asks to visit Down on Saturday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Mar 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5077

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From J. D. Hooker   19 September 1866

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[N. C.?] Seringe’s article [unspecified] has come safely.

Feels deeply at CD’s distress [Susan Darwin is dying].

Drosera will go in a day or two.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Sept 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5214

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From J. D. Hooker   [December 1866?]

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Asks CD to send W. R. Grove titles and place of publication of the Müller [Für Darwin (1864)] and Walsh (Walsh 1864–5) papers he referred to in his address [BAAS lecture at Nottingham, see 5135].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Dec 1866?]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5288

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From J. D. Hooker   [2 June 1866]

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He is not grieved at CD’s omissions of his [JDH’s] work [from Origin, 4th ed.]. It proves nothing – claims only to be illustration of using CD’s methods.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 June 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5110

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From J. D. Hooker   23 January 1866

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Sorrow about Mrs Langton. Has been haunted by death these six or eight years. Now cannot bear to look at children asleep in bed – a sight he once thought the loveliest thing in creation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 55–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4984

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From J. D. Hooker   [28 August] 1866

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BAAS lecture on "Insular floras" [see 5135] went well.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Aug] 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 98–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5199

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From J. D. Hooker   [29 December 1866]

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Suggests fossil leaves go to Heer.

Agrees with CD on cut pages in books.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Dec 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 129–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5328

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From J. D. Hooker   18 August 1866

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Returns two volumes of Felix Holt [George Eliot (1866)]

and the Coddington [lens].

John Smith will send Drosera.

Nation reports that Louis Agassiz holds that the Amazon Valley was formed since the glacial epoch.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Aug 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 104–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5192

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From J. D. Hooker   2 July 1866

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Suggests a memorial from Huxley, Murchison, and other geologists on the Gallegos fossils. He will speak privately to Duke of Somerset.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 79–80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5139

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From J. D. Hooker   [6 August 1866]

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Will do justice to CD’s objections to continental extension theory.

CD misunderstood his question about Isthmus.

Responds to CD’s other points about Madeira and the Azores.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 Aug 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 89–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5182

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From J. D. Hooker   [12 December 1866]

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Plants arrived.

Delightful dinner at Lyell’s.

Will be interested in seeds passed through a fowl.

Wedgwood medallions were bought by a Miss W. [Sophy Wedgwood] of Leith Hill.

Lubbock’s account of a new centipede at Linnean Society gave rise to lively discussion by Busk and Huxley.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 Dec 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 118–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5302

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From J. D. Hooker   [6 April 1866]

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Reference to description of Begonia phyllomaniaca.

Thanks for the explicit account of Pangenesis. Thinks he now follows CD’s ideas but Pangenesis is very difficult and speculative.

Oliver has lost his little girl.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 Apr 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5047

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From J. D. Hooker   [after 28 April 1866]

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Orchids.

Lyell has written to JDH about coal-plants of Melville Island.

Has glanced at first edition of Principles and has no doubt that Lyell meant the whole globe was cooler when land was massed at poles. JDH doubts this.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 28 Apr 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5076

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From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1866

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Lyell has sent chapters [of 10th ed. of Principles] to JDH, who objects to CL’s ignoring the part vapour plays in affecting temperature of the globe.

Parliament will be asked to buy W. J. Hooker’s collection.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 108–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5247

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From J. D. Hooker   3 November 1866

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Left strict orders about Euryale seeds but "labour, difficulty and expense of getting anything done scientifically by practical men is untold".

The E. J. Eyre controversy [Jamaica uprising]. Odd that Huxley joins the "persecution fund". The principles involved are fiddlesticks.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 110–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5266

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From J. D. Hooker   4 February 1866

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Asks CD whether he knows of a medicine to check vomiting – for a friend dying from starvation as a result.

Duke of Somerset is looking for two naturalists for survey ship to Korea and Strait of Magellan.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Feb 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4996

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From J. D. Hooker   [22 November 1866]

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His views on the Eyre controversy.

Went to Shrewsbury (for sale of Susan’s effects), hoping to buy some Wedgwood medallions, but they had been bought.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Nov 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 112–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5283

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From J. D. Hooker   29 May 1866

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JDH sends a list of the principal confirmatory evidences of CD’s theory which he has prepared at W. R. Grove’s request for Nottingham speech ["Presidential address", Rep. BAAS 26 (1866): liii–lxxxi].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5104

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From J. D. Hooker   4 August 1866

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Alexander Beatson mentions a bird in considerable numbers on St Helena which appears to contradict CD’s statement in Journal of researches that only introduced land birds exist there.

The Azores flora and fauna tell heavily against Atlantis joining them with America and against transoceanic migration from America.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1866
Classmark:  DAR 102: 87–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5178

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