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To J. D. Hooker   11 December [1860]

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On JDH’s suggestions for new edition of Origin.

Gray’s Atlantic Monthly articles to be published [in England] as a pamphlet.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  11 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 80, 78E
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3019

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  • … Bibliography Forbes, James David. 1861. On the climate of Edinburgh for fifty-six years, …
  • … my dear Hooker | Yours | C.  Darwin David Forbes has been carefully working the Geology of …
  • … been found, but see the letter from David Forbes, [November? 1860] . Forbes had recently …

To J. D. Hooker   [13 November 1863]

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Sends Haast’s report; JDH may use any and all of the details in the letter.

Asks identity of a reviewer of Lyell’s Antiquity of man [Edinburgh Rev. 118 (1863): 254–302].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [13 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4341

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  • … Bibliography [Forbes, James David. ] 1863. [Review of Charles Lyell’s Antiquity of man and …
  • … the author of the review was James David Forbes ( Wellesley Index ). In July, Hooker sent …

To J. D. Hooker   5 August [1856]

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Agrees that Lyell’s letters shed no new light on extensions issue. Continental extensions: opposes their being hypothesised all over world.

Commonality of alpine plants damns both extension and migration.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 Aug [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1938

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  • … October [1844], in which CD drew James David Forbes’s attention to the laminae in obsidian …

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   [22–3 November 1863]

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Tendril-bearing plants seem to CD "higher" organised with respect to adaptive sensibility than lower animals.

Wishes to encourage John Scott.

Death of JDH’s daughter makes CD cry over his own dead daughter Annie.

Sedgwick’s scientific merit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [22–3 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4345

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  • … Oxford University Press. 1927–96. [Forbes, James David. ] 1863. [Review of Charles Lyell’s …
  • … Forbes] 1863 ). The attribution to James David Forbes is confirmed by the Wellesley Index. …

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 …

To J. D. Hooker   8 September [1856]

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Whether or not there should be movement of particles according to Tyndall’s theory of glacial action ["Observations on glaciers", Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 2: 54–8, 441–3].

CD subscribes to H. C. Sorby’s view of gneiss [Edinburgh New Philos. J. 55 (1853): 137–50].

Seed-salting.

Pigeons.

Significant differences in skeletons of domesticated rabbits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Sept [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1950

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  • … had gone to the Alps to investigate James David Forbes’s theory of glacial movement (L.   …
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Author
Addressee
Hooker, J. D.[X]
Correspondent
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Hooker, J. D.[X]
Date
1845 (3)
1856 (2)
1860 (1)
1863 (2)