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To J. D. Hooker   9 February [1865]

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Falconer’s death haunts him. Personal annihilation not so horrifying to him as sun cooling some day and human race ending.

His health has been wretched.

Masters has written his agreement with CD’s "Climbing plants".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  9 Feb [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 260
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4769

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  • … Correspondence vol.  2, letter to W.  D.  Fox, [25 March 1843] , Correspondence vol.   …
  • … 5, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 7 March [1852] , and Correspondence vol.  11, letter to J.   …

To J. D. Hooker   7 January [1865]

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Has finished long paper on "Climbing plants". Prefers sending it to Linnean Society if Bentham does not think it too long.

For New Zealand flora [1864–7] CD suggests JDH count plants with irregular corollas and compare with England.

Does not quite agree about Reader.

Is Tyndall author of piece on spiritualism?

CD’s illness diagnosed as "suppressed gout".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  7 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 257a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4742

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  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 6 February [1849]). According to Holland, …
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letter (2)
Author
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Addressee
Hooker, J. D.[X]
Correspondent
Date
1865
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