skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains "Hooker, J. D.", correspondent is "Huxley, T. H."

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
Hooker and J and D in keywords [X]
Huxley, T. H. in correspondent [X]
67 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1 2 3 4  Next

From T. H. Huxley to J. D. Hooker   3 December 1864

Summary

His suspicions regarding [Edward] Sabine’s treatment of CD were justified by the Anniversary Address. THH, [George] Busk, and [Hugh] Falconer insisted on a more accurate account of the grounds on which the Copley Medal was awarded to CD.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Dec 1864
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 2: 129–30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4691F

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Huxley, T. H. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker   3 December 1864 …
  • … a notice of CD’s botanical researches from Hooker (letter from Edward Sabine to J.  D.   …
  • Hooker, 14 November 1864, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (letters to J.  D.  Hooker, vol.  18, …
  • … and Hugh Falconer. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 . In the version of …
  • … of London , pp.  310, 314). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864  and n.  6. …
  • … 1864  and n.  3, and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December  1864 . Huxley also entered …

To T. H. Huxley   22 December [1874]

Summary

Thanks THH and Hooker for defending George Darwin against Mivart’s libel.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  22 Dec [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 145: 273
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9769

Matches: 2 hits

  • … from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 . See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 . …
  • … from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 . See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 . …

From T. H. Huxley to G. G. Stokes   6 December 1864

Summary

He is certain he heard "expressly excluded" [of Origin from consideration in Royal Society award of Copley Medal]. Believes GGS may have inadvertently substituted "excluded" for "omitted". THH then submits his reasons for objecting to the passage as a whole even with the word "omitted".

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet
Date:  6 Dec 1864
Classmark:  CUL (George Stokes papers, Add. 7656 H1383)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4702

Matches: 6 hits

  • … the meeting. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , n.  10. …
  • … Joseph Dalton Hooker that he heard ‘expressly excluded’ (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, …
  • … 5 December 1864 . In his letter to J.  D.  Hooker of 3 December 1864, Huxley said that the …
  • … Copley medal to CD (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 , n.  6, letter from …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , and Appendix IV). …
  • … See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 . CD was nominated for the Copley Medal by …

To T. H. Huxley   5 October [1871]

Summary

Hooker admires THH’s review of Mivart [see 7977]. Most impressed by THH’s handling of metaphysics.

Hooker’s problems: family health and A. S. Ayrton [Commissioner of Works].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  5 Oct [1871]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 287)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7987

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Lombe, and Acton Smee Ayrton. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 October 1871] and n.  10. …
  • … See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 30 September [1871] , and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2  …
  • … Huxley, 28 September 1871 , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 30 September [1871] ). Huxley’s …

From T. H. Huxley   15 January 1865

Summary

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

Matches: 4 hits

  • … 4 January [1865] and n.  7. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 1 January 1865 and n.   …
  • … 14, and letter to J.  D. Hooker, 7 January [1865] . See letter to T.   …
  • … Huxley, 4 January [1865] , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 7 January [1865] . Emma Darwin. …
  • … H.  Huxley] 1864b. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 1 January 1865 and n.  6, and letter to …

From T. H. Huxley   12 September 1868

Summary

BAAS Norwich meeting. Hooker [President] came out in great force. "Darwinismus" spread over the sections and crept into everything. CD will have rare happiness of seeing his ideas triumph during his life.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 314
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6363

Matches: 4 hits

  • … chaired the event (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 20 May 1868  and n.  13); for reports …
  • … florets growing out of it. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 September 1868 . No record of …
  • … for the Advancement of Science ( J.  D.  Hooker 1868 ). For more on the impact of CD’ …
  • … Association, see the letters from J.  D.  Hooker, [20 August 1868] and 30 August 1868 . …

To Thomas Henry Huxley   4 July [1866]

Summary

Sends a draft of memorial to Admiralty [to be signed by geologists and palaeontologists] requesting that an expedition to survey Strait of Magellan collect fossils discovered by Admiral B. J. Sulivan [see 5142].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  4 July [1866]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 231)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5144

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Straits of Magellan in the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 4 February 1866 . See also letter …
  • … Sulivan, 27 June 1866, and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 30 June [1866] . See letter from B.   …
  • … and nn.  6 and 7). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 July 1866  and n.  3. The memorial …

To T. H. Huxley   25 November [1859]

Summary

Rejoices over THH’s lecture ["On species and races, and their origin", 10 Feb 1860, Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 3 (1858–62): 195–200] to be given at Royal Institution. Offers pigeon illustrations.

Adam Sedgwick has sent a "slashing" letter [2548] about Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  25 Nov [1859]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2554

Matches: 1 hit

  • … letter from J.  D. Hooker, [21 November 1859] , and letter to J.  D. Hooker, [22 November …

From T. H. Huxley   2 October 1865

Summary

Has returned from holiday. Family news.

Concern over Hooker’s health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4905

Matches: 1 hit

  • … F.  H.  Hooker, [17 August 1865] , and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [26 September 1865] ). …

From T. H. Huxley   16 July 1869

Summary

Has already referred Haeckel’s request to J. S. Bowerbank.

Has lost track of collectors and naturalists "by grace of the dredge" because of other work and ""the great question of "Darwinismus" which is such a worry to us all"".

Family health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 320
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6830

Matches: 1 hit

  • … travelling in Russia and northern Europe. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 24 June 1869 . …

To T. H. Huxley   [13–21 September 1868]

Summary

Sends a page to be sent on to Charles William Nunn.

Offers sympathy for the illness of THH’s son, Henry (Harry) Huxley.

Wishes he could have attended the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting at Norwich.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [13–21 Sept 1868]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6381F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … 174 v. For more on Huxley in Norwich, see the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 30 August 1868 . …
  • … CD’s reply to Nunn, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 September 1868 . In his letter of …
  • Hooker’s presidential address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science ( J.  D.   …

From T. H. Huxley   1 May 1865

Summary

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

Matches: 4 hits

  • … is not mentioned in CD’s letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 May [1865] ; see, however, the letter …
  • … 16 December [1857] , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 December [1857] ). In the preface, …
  • … the jellyfish (Haeckel 1865b). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 May [1865] and n.  10. …
  • … Robert Caspary (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, [1 May 1865] and 4 May [1865] ). Probably a …

To T. H. Huxley   3 October [1864]

Summary

Admires THH’s article on Kölliker’s and Flourens’ criticisms of Origin [in Natural History Review (1864): 566–80].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  3 Oct [1864]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 205)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4624

Matches: 2 hits

  • Hooker, 28 August [1864] , and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 30 August 1864 . The second …
  • … Kölliker himself by Charles Lyell and Joseph Dalton Hooker. See letter to J.  D.   …

From T. H. Huxley   11 November 1866

Summary

Thanks for 4th ed. of Origin.

What a basting CD gives "our mutual friend" [Owen].

Glad he argrees with THH on Jamaica affair [Gov. Eyre and the "rebellion"].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5275

Matches: 3 hits

  • … born in May 1866 (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 13 May 1866 , n.  17). The second column …
  • … Dalton Hooker and John Tyndall, were opposed to prosecution (see letter from J.  D.   …
  • … ed. , pp.  xvii–xviii). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 31 May [1866] and n.  11. Charles …

To T. H. Huxley   4 October [1865]

Summary

Has done nothing since 1 May. Slowly getting better under Bence Jones’s diet.

The Reader has been sold – would regret its failure as a newspaper for general science.

Pangenesis is recovering from shock it received from THH’s criticism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  4 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 223)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4909

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 1865] and n.  12; see also letter to J.  D. Hooker, 27 [or 28 September 1865] and n.  14). …
  • … Joseph Dalton Hooker in August 1865 and to the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [26 September  …

To Thomas Henry Huxley   24 February [1858]

Summary

Congratulations on birth of THH’s daughter [Jessie].

On aboriginal dun colour of horses.

Examples of inaccuracies and perpetuation of errors [on hybrids] by "compilers, of which I am one".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  24 Feb [1858]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 107)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2224

Matches: 1 hit

  • … he and Joseph Dalton Hooker attended (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [17 February 1858] ). …

From George Gabriel Stokes to T. H. Huxley   5 December 1864

Summary

Sabine’s Royal Society address [awarding the Copley Medal to CD], in referring to the Origin, did not contain the words "expressly excluded". The actual words were "expressly omitted from the grounds of our award". This was not meant to place the Origin on a sort of index expurgatorium, but was a simple statement of fact.

Author:  George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  5 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 99: 72–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4700

Matches: 2 hits

  • … matter of dispute. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 , and letter from T.   …
  • … H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 ; see also Appendix IV for a discussion of …

From T. H. Huxley   29 May 1865

Summary

Glad to read what CD sends. Any glimmer of light on those subjects is of utmost importance.

Quotes a letter from Haeckel on progress of Darwinism in Germany.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4838

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Ernst Haeckel, 8 October [1864], and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 8 October [1864] . CD had …
  • … to Kölliker himself (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 August [1864] and [1 September  …

To T. H. Huxley   24 December [1874]

Summary

THH’s letter to Mivart is "tremendous". CD’s feelings and intentions about the matter.

If THH has made out homology of the skull, it is grandest discovery in years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  24 Dec [1874]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science and Technology Archives (Huxley 5: 311)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9776

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Correspondence vol.  19. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 . Huxley’s paper …
  • … 9, and Appendix V. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 24 December [1874] . For CD and Mivart’s …

To T. H. Huxley   [after 20 April 1860]

Summary

Asks whether THH had by mistake taken the National Review containing W. B. Carpenter’s review.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [after 20 Apr 1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 255)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2765A

Matches: 1 hit

  • … the National Review . See preceding letter and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 18 [April 1860] . …
Document type
letter (67)
Correspondent
Date
1854 (1)
1855 (1)
1856 (2)
1857 (1)
1858 (3)
1859 (5)
1860 (5)
1861 (3)
1862 (1)
1863 (3)
1864 (8)
1865 (8)
1866 (2)
1868 (3)
1869 (3)
1871 (6)
1873 (3)
1874 (5)
1875 (2)
1876 (1)
1878 (1)
Page: 1 2 3 4  Next