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To J. D. Hooker   21 February [1873]

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Will see whether formic acid delays germination of fresh seeds.

Thinks primer not at all a folly. Refers JDH to Asa Gray’s "child’s book" [see 8363].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Feb [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 259–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8779

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  • … Thinks primer not at all a folly. Refers JDH to Asa Gray’s "child’s book" [see 8363 ]. …
  • … at all, I think, a folly— Do you know Asa Gray’s childs book on the function of plants—or …

From J. D. Hooker   30 June 1873

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Leaves Wednesday with Huxley for holiday.

Family news.

He too thinks well of Bentham’s address.

Asa Gray elected Foreign F.R.S.

G. J. Allman is being proposed for Royal Medal by JDH and Huxley.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1873
Classmark:  DAR 103: 157–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8958

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  • … He too thinks well of Bentham’s address. Asa Gray elected Foreign F.R.S. G. J. Allman is …
  • … D.  Hooker, 28 June 1873  and nn.  3 and 4). Asa Gray was elected a foreign member of the …

To J. D. Hooker   17 February 1873

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Is drawing up the account of his crossing experiments. Requests JDH to add the families after nine genera, the names of which he encloses. Whenever there is no objection he would like to arrange the families in some sort of natural order.

Recommends Spalding’s article on instinct in Macmillan’s Magazine [27 (1873): 265–81].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Feb 1873
Classmark:  DAR 94: 257–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8769

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  14, letter to Asa Gray, 10 September [1866] and n.  13). His …
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