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To J. D. Hooker   [29 August 1845]

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Anxious to hear of JDH’s prospects [at Edinburgh].

Has completed his Journal of researches.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [29 Aug 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-909

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  • … Edinburgh 1843–7. Lyell refers to James David Forbes, professor of natural philosophy at …

To J. D. Hooker   31 March [1845]

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Hopes JDH will enjoy Edinburgh.

Has just finished Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire on animal monsters [Anomalies de l’organisation chez l’homme et les animaux (1832–7)], "and a nasty curious subject it is".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  31 Mar [1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-847

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  • … 1ère sect. 13 (1845): 120. James David Forbes. Instead of making this tour, CD visited …

To J. D. Hooker   19 March [1845]

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Would like to borrow the pamphlet on variation [Frédéric Gérard, "De l’espèce dans les corps organisés" (1844), extract from Dictionnaire universel d’histoire naturelle, ed. C. D. d’Orbigny].

Glad to hear Humboldt’s views on migration. CD believes we cannot "put any limit to the possible and even probable migration of plants".

Wants good book on plant morphology.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 Mar [1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-842

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  • … La Zélée, 1837–40. 23 vols. Paris. Forbes, James David. 1843. Travels through the Alps of …
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Hooker, J. D.[X]
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Darwin, C. R.[X]
Hooker, J. D.[X]
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