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From Henry Holland   2 January 1865

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Thanks for Lythrum paper [Collected papers 2: 106–31].

T. S. Cobbold’s book on the Entozoa [1864].

Remarks on development of the tapeworm.

Author:  Henry Holland, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 245
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4735

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  • Hooker, [18 April 1847] , and Correspondence vol.  11, letter to J.  D. Hooker, 23 [June 1863] ). In the letter to Charles Lyell, 25 October [1859] ( …

To J. D. Hooker   1 June [1865]

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Bad month of sickness. John Chapman’s ice bag on spine.

Does not quite agree with JDH about Lubbock’s plagiarism charges. Lyell’s memory must have failed him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 June [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 269, 269b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4846

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  • Hooker, [31 May 1865] and n.  6. CD sometimes expressed concern that he might inadvertently have taken ideas from Hooker, especially in 1859, when Origin was published. See, for example, Correspondence vol.  7, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 2 March [1859] . …

From J. D. Hooker   [2 June 1865]

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JDH on the Lyell–Lubbock plagiarism controversy. His view of the true cause of Lubbock’s behaviour.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 June 1865]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 24–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4849

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  • J.  D.  Hooker, 24[–5] February [1863] ). See letter from Charles Lyell to J.  D.  Hooker, [31 May 1865] and enclosures. In the letter from John Lubbock to Charles Lyell, 29 May 1865 , Lubbock referred to an article by Charles Adolphe Morlot ( Morlot 1859 ), …

To J. D. Hooker   17 April [1865]

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On Lubbock’s plans.

Visited by Antoine Auguste Laugel.

Guessed right on Bentham’s "Planchon".

Much struck by Thomson’s article on nomenclature [see 4812]; importance of this subject.

Sorry best scientists read so little; few read any long papers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Apr [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 265
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4814

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  • … in 1859 ( Dod’s parliamentary companion 1865). See also letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7–8  …

To J. D. Hooker   [17 June 1865]

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Huxley’s capital, witty letter.

Charles Kingsley has written of his interest in "Climbing plants".

Health has been very bad.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 June 1865]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 271
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4862

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  • … 18 November 1859 ). See annotations to letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [15 June 1865] . No …

From T. H. Huxley   15 January 1865

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Thanks for [E. Eudes?] Deslongchamps’ paper.

Henry Huxley born.

Leader in Reader [4 (1864): 821] is by THH. It has got him into trouble with some of his friends.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4745

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  • 1859), Rachel (born 1862), and Nettie (born 1863). Huxley’s first son, Noel, had died in 1860 ( Clark 1968 , pp.  376–7). Another daughter, Ethel, was born in 1866. [T.  H.  Huxley] 1864b. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, …

From T. H. Huxley   1 May 1865

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Sends Catalogue [of the collection of fossils in the Museum of Practical Geology (1865)], most of which was written in pre-Darwinian epoch [i.e., 1857].

Hears magnum opus [Variation] completely developed, though not yet born.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4824

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  • 1859, when Origin was published. CD had read the proof-sheets of the preface in 1857 (see Correspondence vol.  6, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 16 December [1857] , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, …

From J. D. Hooker   13 July 1865

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Studying moraines.

On Lubbock’s book [see 4860], and Lyell’s apology. Recapitulates whole affair.

W. E. H. Lecky [Rise of rationalism in Europe (1865)] and other reading.

Spencer’s observations are wrong on umbellifers, his reasoning partially right.

Natural History Review is all but defunct.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 July 1865
Classmark:  DAR 102: 30–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4873

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  • J.  D.  Hooker, [2 June 1865] ; for the text of the note, see the letter from Charles Lyell to J.  D.  Hooker, [31 May 1865] , n.  3. Hooker refers to the fact that, though Lubbock may have published on Danish shell-mounds before Lyell (see Lubbock 1861 and C.  Lyell 1863a), Lubbock’s own work was predated by that of Charles Adolphe Morlot ( Morlot 1859 ). …

To J. D. Hooker   22 and 28 [October 1865]

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Thinks Royal Society’s failure to honour W. J. Hooker may be due to small number of botanists on Council.

Interest in H. J. Carter’s papers in Annals and Magazine of Natural History on lower organisms.

On Wallace; anthropology.

H. H. Travers’ paper on Chatham Islands [J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. 9 (1865): 135–44].

W. C. Wells’s paper of 1813 ["Essay on dew", Two Essays (1818)] anticipates discovery of natural selection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 and 28 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 115: 277
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4921

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  • J.  D.  Hooker, 8 April [1856] , and Record of the Royal Society of London , pp.  116–17). After Hooker was awarded a Royal Medal in 1859, …
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