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From J. D. Hooker   [28 April 1845]

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First part of "Galapagos flora" ["Plants of the Galapagos Archipelago", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 20 (1851): 163–233] finished but not printed.

Details of distribution of Galapagos flora. Peculiarity of island floras.

Leaves for Edinburgh on Wednesday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Apr 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-862

Matches: 12 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … day & commence on Monday— Farewell | J D Hooker 1.1 should … liked. ] crossed pencil 2.7 …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [28 April 1845] …
  • … 22, and letter from J.  D. Hooker, [after 12 July 1845] , where Hooker corrects this …
  • … s annotation on the enclosure with letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , n.   …
  • Hooker 1845a. See letter to J.  D. Hooker, 22 [January 1845] . Edward Forbes was to …
  • … 1845, but the paper was not published until 1851 (J.  D. Hooker 1845d). He sent CD a …
  • … copy (Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL). J.  D. Hooker 1846. Thomas Taylor, an expert on …
  • … much of the material on cryptogams in J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . Journal of researches , p.   …
  • Hooker was attempting to chart the geographical range of Usnea melaxantha , see J.  D. …
  • … what Hooker meant, as CD pointed out later (see enclosure with letter to J.  D. Hooker, [ …
  • Hooker 1844–7 , pp.  519–21. J.  D. …

To J. D. Hooker   [29 November 1845]

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Delighted that JDH will come to visit him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [29 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-931

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [29 November 1845] …
  • … The Saturday before Hooker was expected at Down, see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [25 November …

To J. D. Hooker   [May 1845]

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Returns notes on Confervae.

Has had information from Ehrenberg on organic forms in Atlantic dust.

Thanks for sketch of Galapagos flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [May 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-863

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [May 1845] …
  • Hooker, 22 [January 1845] , and letter from J.  D. Hooker, [late February 1845] . …
  • … Date based on Hooker’s arrival in Edinburgh, see letter from J.  D. Hooker, [28 April …
  • … of researches , p.  15. See letter from J.  D. Hooker, [2–6 April 1845] , in which Miles …
  • Hooker had offered to lend CD the first parts of Dumont d’Urville’s subsequent voyage in the Astrolabe and Zélée ( Dumont d’Urville [1841–54] ), see letter to J.  D. …

From J. D. Hooker   [4–9 September 1845]

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The most experienced botanists argue for the "validity of species in nature". Against taxonomic "splitters".

CD’s Cape Tres Montes plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4–9 Sept 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 208–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-914

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … great materials Ever yours most truly | J D Hooker crossed pencil scored brown crayon …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [4–9 September 1845] …
  • … as species. ’ A.  P. de Candolle 1818–21 , 2: 524. J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 , pp.  241–2. …
  • … letter comes between CD’s letters to J.  D. Hooker, [3 September 1845] and [10 September …
  • … to Humboldt 1845–8 . See letter from J.  D. Hooker, 1 September [1845] . Gérard 1844 . …

To J. D. Hooker   [10 December 1845]

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CD’s enjoyment of JDH’s visit and "all our raging discussions".

Would like to compare insects from Kerguelen Islands with those from Tierra del Fuego.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Dec 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-935

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [10 December 1845] …
  • … The first Wednesday after J.  D. Hooker’s visit to Down on 6  …
  • … December 1845. J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . CD was correct. …
  • … error is rectified in the corrigenda to J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 (p.  548). The page referred …

From J. D. Hooker   1 September [1845]

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JDH’s grandfather’s death.

Collecting testimonials for the Edinburgh chair.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1845]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 14–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-910

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   1 September [1845] …
  • Hooker, 30 December 1844 , and letter to J.  D. Hooker, [7 January 1845] . …
  • … Cunningham 1827 . See J.  D. Hooker 1845d, pp.  224–5, for his description of Psidium …
  • J.  D. Hooker 1845c, in which 153 testimonial letters were eventually printed. John Hutton …
  • Hooker and attempted to block his election. See Huxley, ed. 1918 , 1: 204–5. Humboldt 1845–8 . The translation was by Augustin Prichard. E.  Forbes 1845 . See letter from J.  D. …

To J. D. Hooker   [22 July – 19 August 1845]

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Thanks for facts on solitary islands having several species of peculiar genera; "it knocks on the head some analogies of mine".

Has long been trying to discover in how many flowers crossing is probable, but finds it difficult to show "even a vague probability of this".

Will JDH proof-read Galapagos chapter of Journal of researches?

Gives information on his Galapagos collection; explains why it differs from others.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [22 July – 19 Aug 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-892

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [22 July – 19 August 1845] …
  • … letter from J.  D. Hooker, [mid-July 1845] , and the letter to J.  D. Hooker, [15 or 22  …
  • … on pp.  173–5. See also letter to J.  D. Hooker, [8 September 1844] . It is unlikely that …
  • … omitted the word ‘not’. See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , in which CD …
  • … form in the Athenæum (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , n.  15). C.  Lyell …

To J. D. Hooker   [17 November 1845]

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Comments on JDH’s Flora Antarctica. CD is delighted with it.

"I can never cease marvelling at the similarity of the Antarctic floras: it is wonderful."

Questions JDH on points raised by the work: absence of alpine flora on southern islands; comparison of climate and floras of Tasmania and New Zealand.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-927

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [17 November 1845] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  2, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [13 or 20 November 1843]. Male flowers, …
  • … was transferred to Hooker (see Correspondence vol.  2, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [13 or 20  …
  • … the Opuntia in Henslow 1837. Webb and Berthelot 1836–50. J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 , pt 1. See …

To J. D. Hooker   [25 November 1845]

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Can JDH come to Down on 6 December? If this is convenient, CD will ask Forbes, Falconer, and perhaps Waterhouse.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-930

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [25 November 1845] …
  • … letters to G.  B. Sowerby, 12 [November 1845] , and to J.  D. Hooker, [21 November 1845]. …

To J. D. Hooker   [8 October 1845]

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Sorry to hear JDH did not get Edinburgh chair. Invites him to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8 Oct 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-920

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [8 October 1845] …
  • … University to John Hutton Balfour. See the Scotsman , 8 October 1845. J.  D. Hooker 1845c. …

To J. D. Hooker   [26 March 1845]

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Has received pamphlet from JDH [John Murray, Strictures on morphology (1845)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [26 Mar 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-846

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [26 March 1845] …
  • … was William Rich. See letter from J.  D. Hooker, 30 December 1844 , in which Hooker …

To J. D. Hooker   [10 February 1845]

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Congratulates JDH and condoles with him on possible position at Edinburgh. Although CD will miss him bitterly, he encourages JDH to view it as a good opportunity.

Sorry to hear that Humboldt is failing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Feb 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-826

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [10 February 1845] …
  • … pp.  67–8. The Obi in Siberia, see letter to J.  D. Hooker, [10–11 November 1844] , n.   …
  • … 7, and letter from J.  D. Hooker, [late February 1845] . Wilkes 1845. …
  • … choice as successor (see letter from J.  D. Hooker, [23] March 1845 ). Hooker had studied …

To J. D. Hooker   [10 September 1845]

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Going to Shrewsbury on Monday.

Means to attempt the question of species: "though I shall get more kicks than half-pennies, I will, life serving, attempt my work".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Sept 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-915

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [10 September 1845] …
  • … criticism of his own position. Hooker denied this intention (see letter from J.  D. …
  • Hooker, 14 September 1845 ), but CD’s response here and in the letter to J.  D. Hooker, [ …

From J. D. Hooker   [19 November 1845]

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Answers CD’s queries arising from Flora Antarctica.

Would like CD to come to town and go over Galapagos plants with him.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-928

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … on Saturday. Ever yours most truly | J D Hooker PS. I append a few comparison of what I …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   [19 November 1845] …
  • … Kew publications. He drew the lithographs for J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . James Clark Ross, who …

To J. D. Hooker   [21 November 1845]

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Is busy with shell work and cannot make it to Kew. Invites JDH to Down. Intends asking Edward Forbes and Hugh Falconer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [21 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-929

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [21 November 1845] …
  • … London 19–24 November, see letter from J.  D. Hooker, [19 November 1845] , n.  1. Webb and …

To J. D. Hooker   [5 or 12 November 1845]

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Thanks for Antarctic flora [Flora Antarctica (1844–7)].

Agrees geographical distribution will be "the key which will unlock the mystery of species".

Could JDH look over a rough sketch on species?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 or 12] Nov 1845
Classmark:  DAR 114: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-924

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [5 or 12 November 1845] …
  • J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . Apparently this refers to part one. Although all ten numbers of …
  • … a complete set for CD (see letter from J.  D. Hooker, 1 September [1845] ). CD’s annotated …
  • … to which plants are distributed over the face of the globe’ ( J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 , p. …
  • … xii). J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 , pp.  452–3, discusses the apparent differences in structure …

To J. D. Hooker   28 October [1845]

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Would like to see JDH’s testimonials.

Disappointed with Kosmos.

Has visited Dean of Manchester, who is very heterodox on species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Oct [1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-922

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   28 October [1845] …
  • … Council, or Corporation (see letter from J.  D. Hooker, 1 September [1845] , n.  3). Adam …
  • … was at this time publishing the botanical results in J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 . Ross 1847 . …

From J. D. Hooker   5 July 1845

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Raises some points for revision of CD’s Journal of researches.

Southern island floras. "The more I ponder upon Insular Floras the less inclined I am to admit the mutation of species to any very great amount."

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 July 1845
Classmark:  DAR 100: 51–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-887

Matches: 7 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D. Hooker   5 July 1845 …
  • … 303–4). Sprengel 1793 . See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , for CD’s comments …
  • … See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [27 June 1845] , n.  1. CD did not change his previous …
  • … researches 2d ed. , p.  24. Watson 1845 . J.  D. Hooker 1844–7 , pp.  219–20, 240. Robert …
  • … CD referred to in his letter to J.  D. Hooker, [27 June 1845] , or CD’s ‘advice to …
  • … Thomas Thomson, see letter from J.  D. Hooker, 30 December 1844 . This may be a …

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

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [29 August 1845] …

To J. D. Hooker   [18 September 1845]

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Kosmos [by Alexander von Humboldt] has arrived safely.

CD acknowledges his presumption in speculating on variation without having worked out his due share of species, but "for nine years it has been anyhow the greatest amusement to me".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Sept 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-917

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D. Hooker   [18 September 1845] …
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