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From J. D. Hooker   16 June 1877

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JDH finds the Emperor, once an energetic man, all used up.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 88–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11003

Matches: 4 hits

  • … ago, when he was eager, fresh & full of intelligent enquiry Ever affly yrs | J D Hooker
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   16 June 1877 …
  • … See letter to J. D. Hooker, 16 June [1877] and n. 3. The emperor of Brazil, Pedro II, had …

From J. D. Hooker   7 November 1877

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Sent rare cycad seeds for CD’s cotyledon study.

Welwitschia seed germinated at Kew had ordinary cotyledons. JDH thinks mature Welwitschia leaves are original cotyledons.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11227

Matches: 8 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … you approve of our giving Dana the Copley & Heer a Royal Medal Ever affy yrs | J D Hooker. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   7 November 1877 …
  • … Richard Buckley Litchfield. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] and n. 5. James …
  • … leaves, which Hooker thought developed from the two cotyledons (J. D. Hooker 1862, p. 2). …
  • … See letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] . CD had mentioned Theodora and Sara …
  • … Anne Thiselton-Dyer. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] and nn. 2 and 3. Hooker …
  • … very careful treatment ( Correspondence vol. 12, letter from J. D. Hooker, 8 April 1864 ). …

From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1877

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JDH recounts circumstances of his receiving Star of India (K.C.S.I.).

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11006

Matches: 8 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … for Niagara & Colorado? that Hayden Strachey & I can execute. Ever yrs affy | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   18 June 1877 …
  • … and Queen Victoria. On Hooker’s Himalayan expedition, see J. D. Hooker 1854. On his other …
  • … II, had asked Hooker to arrange a visit with CD (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 16 June [ …
  • … the Star of India (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 16 June [1877] and n. 6). Hooker refers …
  • … Correspondence vol. 18, letters from J. D. Hooker, 31 October 1871 and 2 November 1871 ). …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 17, letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 November 1869 ). Hooker had later …

From J. D. Hooker   25 June 1877

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Emperor of Brazil continues to press JDH for a meeting with CD.

JDH’s daughter, Harriet, marries W. T. Thiselton-Dyer.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11015

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … the weather was fine & we gave the wedding breakfast in a Tent— Ever affy yrs | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   25 June 1877 …
  • … II, had asked Hooker to arrange a visit with CD (see letter to J. D. Hooker, 16 June [ …

From J. D. Hooker   19 March 1877

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Oliver cannot, as CD has requested, hunt for trimorphic flowers in the Herbarium’s collection of Oxalis specimens. He would help Frank if he comes.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 80–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10898

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … over. Pray send him   he will find a bed here & a hearty welcome Ever aff yrs | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   19 March 1877 …

To J. D. Hooker   3 March [1877]

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CD counters Thiselton-Dyer’s objection to protoplasmic filaments of Dipsacus protruding beyond cell-wall, as Frank’s paper claims, by citing white "blood cells passing through vessels".

Has received Moseley’s collection of photographs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 435–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10874

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   3 March [1877] …
  • … for CD’s research on Forms of flowers ; see letter to J. D. Hooker, 25 January [1877] . …
  • … Henry Nottidge Moseley; see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 March 1877] and n. 7. …
  • … the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 March 1877] . See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 March  …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 24, letter to J. D. Hooker, 11 September [1876] . William Turner …

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1877

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JDH has just returned from U. S., where he worked on N. American geographical distribution with Asa Gray.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 95–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11190

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … the national greetings through me for I can’t individualize. Ever affy yrs | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   19 October 1877 …
  • … investigations were published in J. D. Hooker and Gray 1880. Richard Buckley Litchfield …

From J. D. Hooker   18 January 1877

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JDH discusses his and others’ experiments on survival of seeds. Impressed with resistance of some seeds and rapid decomposition of others. He wonders about "vitality" in the abstract.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 74–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10802

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   18 January 1877 …
  • Hooker, 25 October [1876] , and letter from J. D. Hooker, 8 December 1876 ). George Strong …
  • … Primers series was published in 1877 (J. D. Hooker 1877b). The second edition of The …
  • … Islands was published in June 1878 (J. D. Hooker 1878; Publishers’ Circular , 2 July 1878, …
  • Hooker to examine plants of the tropical genus Hoya (waxplants) for imperfect flowers, particularly young flowers (see Correspondence vol. 24, letter to J. D. …

From J. D. Hooker   14 June 1877

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JDH has to entertain the Emperor of Brazil [Pedro II], who wants to meet CD.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 86–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11000

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … up by bed-time. Ever yr affec friend | J D Hooker Telegraph if you can make up your mind …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   14 June 1877 …

To J. D. Hooker   31 May 1877

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CD thanks JDH for assistance with "bloom" study.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  31 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 95: 442
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10978

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   31 May 1877 …
  • … for CD’s request, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 May [1877] . For Hooker’s list of …
  • … leaves and fruit), see the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 31 May 1877 . The end of Hooker’s …

To J. D. Hooker   25 November [1877]

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Neptunia seeds germinated by applying great heat. CD wants advice of Kew gardener, R. I. Lynch, on how to proceed.

Printed public oration for CD’s Cambridge doctorate enclosed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 463
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11253

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   25 November [1877] …
  • … between this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 13 November 1877 . Richard Irwin …
  • … at Kew; his reply has not been found. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] and n. …
  • … 2, and letter from J. D. Hooker, 13 November 1877 . Neptunia oleracea is water mimosa or …

From J. D. Hooker   [2 March 1877]

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JDH reports on Frank’s reading of his Dipsacus paper at the Royal Society. Huxley slept through much of it, but JDH is well pleased with it.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 Mar 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 93–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10873

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … having spontaneous motion!!! Ever yr affec | J D Hooker I hope you have received Moseleys …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [2 March 1877] …

To J. D. Hooker   16 June [1877]

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CD cannot see the Emperor of Brazil because he is in Southampton, but he sends sincere respects for the Emperor’s role in assisting science.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 June [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 443–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11002

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   16 June [1877] …
  • … the letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 June 1877 . See letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 June 1877 . …
  • … had declined it (see Correspondence vol. 17, letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 November 1869 ). …

To J. D. Hooker   8 November [1877]

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CD and Frank working hard on cotyledonary movement.

CD suggests technique for growing Welwitschia.

Approves of J. D. Dana and of O. Heer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 461–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11229

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   8 November [1877] …
  • … the letter from J. D. Hooker, 7 November 1877 . See letter from J. D. Hooker, 7 November …
  • … in Switzerland in September 1877; see letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] and n. 5. …
  • … 1877 visit to the US ( letter from J. D. Hooker, 19 October 1877 ). Susan Ridley Sedgwick …

From J. D. Hooker   29 May 1877

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JDH’s view of Thiselton-Dyer’s engagement to his daughter, Harriet.

JDH is pleased to help with "bloom" questions.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 82–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10975

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   29 May 1877 …
  • … he requested from Kew (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 May [1877] ). Desmodium gyrans is …
  • … for seeds and plants, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 May [1877] . CD had listed …

From J. D. Hooker   27 January 1877

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JDH recounts discussion at Royal Society over Günther’s paper on distribution and affinities of gigantic tortoises ["Description of the living and extinct races of gigantic land-tortoises, Parts III and IV", Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 25 (1876–7): 506–7]. Huxley suggests they are Miocene relics.

Royal Society will publish Frank’s Dipsacus paper [but see 10971 and 11073].

Thiselton-Dyer will review Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 77–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10817

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  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … of which Nepenthes distribution is the most striking support. — Ever aff yrs | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   27 January 1877 …
  • … that Hooker, who was president of the society, would disapprove ( see letter to J. D. …

From J. D. Hooker   13 November 1877

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JDH cannot attend at the bestowal of CD’s honorary doctorate at Cambridge.

O. C. Marsh is rash to suggest all vertebrate types originated in America.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11234

Matches: 5 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   13 November 1877 …
  • … Marsh 1877 ). Hooker cited it favourably in his address to the Royal Society (J. D. Hooker …
  • … Royal Society of London on 30 November 1877 (J. D. Hooker 1877a). As director of the Royal …
  • … Botanic Gardens, Kew. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 6 November [1877] and n. 2. The friend …

To J. D. Hooker   20 March [1877]

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CD apologises for his burdensome request of Oliver.

Criticises JDH’s notice on Forsythia, which JDH said was dioecious. Forsythia sent to CD from Kew was heterostylous.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 437–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10906

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   20 March [1877] …
  • … between this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 19 March 1877 . CD had asked Daniel …
  • … Darwin to Kew to do it; see letter from J. D. Hooker, 19 March 1877 . Friedrich Hildebrand …

To J. D. Hooker   28 November [1877]

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Suggests revisions in JDH’s 1877 Presidential Address to the Royal Society [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (1877): 427–46].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 465
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11257

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   28 November [1877] …
  • … address to the Royal Society of London (J. D. Hooker 1877a); the draft has not been found …
  • … Archive–CUL. Probably a reference to J. D. Hooker 1877a, p. 446, on the award of the …

To J. D. Hooker   25 January [1877]

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CD notes growth of Royal Society may force it to hire officers.

Speculates on cold resistance of bacterial germs.

Will communicate to Royal Society Frank’s paper on the ingestion of solid particles by the protoplasmic protrusions of Dipsacus glands.

CD working on plant dimorphism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 430–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10814

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   25 January [1877] …
  • … this letter and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 18 January 1877 . Hooker had delivered the …
  • … Society of London on 30 November 1876 (J. D. Hooker 1876). CD alludes to Richard Owen’s …
  • Hooker, 20 December [1873] ). See letter from J. D. Hooker, 18 January 1877 . Much of the …
  • Hooker, who was elected president on 1 December 1873 ( The Times , 2 December 1873, p. 7), would accept payment as president of the Royal Society (see Correspondence vol. 21, letter to J. D. …
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