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From J. D. Hooker   [29 December 1861]

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Asks CD whether he hears from Asa Gray. JDH’s opinion of the crisis [Trent case, Nov 1861] and the American Civil War.

Julius von Haast alludes to glacial drift in Middle Island of New Zealand.

Backwardness of JDH’s son, Willy.

Encloses a reference from Daniel Oliver which may be useful.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 1, 2a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3374

Matches: 10 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … possibly worth your consulting Yours | J D Hooker Lestibudois Phyllotaxie Anatomique in …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [29 December 1861] …
  • … Charles Victor Naudin (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [30 and 31 December 1861] and n.  3). …
  • … letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 [December 1861] . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 18 [December …
  • … by the relationship to the letter to J.  D. Hooker, 27 [December 1861] . The following …
  • … 28 December [1861] and letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 20 [November 1861] and 27 [December  …
  • … Lestiboudois 1848 . In the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 16 January [1862] ( Correspondence …
  • … suspected scarlet fever (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 18 [December 1861] ). John Stevens …
  • … a genus of orchids. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [30 and 31 December 1861] . James Hector …

To J. D. Hooker   13 [August 1861]

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Personal regards.

William Darwin will make a botanist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 [Aug 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3231

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   13 [August 1861] …
  • … of facilitating Frances Hooker’s recovery (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 13 July [1861] ). …
  • … this was not possible (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, [6 July 1861] , 17 [July 1861] , and …
  • … It was a response to the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [11 August 1861] . Frances Harriet …
  • … botanical dissection. See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 19 June [1861] , 22 June [1861] , and …
  • Hooker, 8 [February 1861] . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [11 August 1861] . The reference …
  • Hooker had suggested might help Henrietta Emma Darwin recuperate from the after-effects of typhus fever. See letter to J.  D.   …

To J. D. Hooker   30 May [1861]

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Has written recollections of Henslow [Collected papers 2: 72–4].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 May [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3168

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   30 May [1861] …
  • Hooker, 17 March 1862  and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [18 May 1862] ). …
  • … died on 16 May 1861. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 24–5 May [1861] . CD’s ‘recollections’ …
  • … again for specimens of saxifrage (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 September [1861] and …
  • … E.  Darwin, [25 May 1861] . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 24–5 May [1861] , n.  8. Bates  …
  • … H.  W.  Bates, 26 March [1861] , and to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 [March 1861]. The postscript is …
  • … the reference in the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 19 June [1861] , to CD’s query about …
  • Hooker eventually supplied in the spring of 1862 (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter from J.  D. …

To J. D. Hooker   5 [November 1861]

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Asks JDH to look at movement of labellum in an orchid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 [Nov 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3308

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   5 [November 1861] …
  • … Dated by the relationship to the first letter to J.  D. Hooker, 1 November [1861] . …
  • … See the first letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 November [1861] . …

To J. D. Hooker   1 November [1861]

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Orchid homologies.

Sensitive responses in Catasetum.

Acropera becoming clear.

T. F. Jamieson impressed by JDH’s work on Himalayan glaciers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3305

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   1 November [1861] …
  • Hooker, 27 October [1861] . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 October [1861] . The …
  • … s neighbour George Turnbull. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 October [1861] , and letter …
  • … see Orchids , pp.  321–3. See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 [October 1861] , 18 October [ …
  • Hooker’s letter has not been found. It was a response to the letter to J.  D.   …
  • … Orchids , pp.  203–10. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 November [1861] . Hooker 1854a, 1: …
  • … 242–4; 2: 116–21. See also letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 September [1861] , and letter from …

To J. D. Hooker   [30 and 31 December 1861]

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Asks JDH to arrange for some melastomads to be sent to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 and 31 Dec 1861
Classmark:  DAR 115: 83a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3576

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   [30 and 31 December 1861] …
  • … See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 December 1861] . The ‘foreign letter’ has not been …
  • … Victor Naudin (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 December 1861] , CD annotations). Emma …
  • … and Horace Darwin were ‘feverish’. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 December 1861] . …
  • … by the relationship to the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 December 1861] . In 1861, 30  …
  • … dimorphism in Heterocentron (see letter to J.  D. Hooker, 17 November [1861] ). …

To J. D. Hooker   [6 July 1861]

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Trip to Torquay.

Superiority of Journal of Horticulture to Gardeners’ Chronicle for CD’s purposes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 July 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3200

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   [6 July 1861] …
  • … Appendix II). Hooker’s letter has not been found, but see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, …
  • Hooker, [18 January 1862]). See letter to J.  D.   …
  • Hooker, 22 June [1861] . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 22 June [1861] and n.  9. See the …
  • Hooker eventually sent CD some specimens early in 1862 (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter from J.  D.   …

To J. D. Hooker   14 November [1861]

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Homologies of orchid flower vascularisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 130
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3318

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   14 November [1861] …
  • … had written to Hooker to request specimens of the orchid Bonatea (see letter to J.  D.   …
  • Hooker, 10 November [1861] ). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 November [1861] , n.  3 and …

To J. D. Hooker   8 November [1861]

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Orchid anatomy: homologies of column vascularisation.

Primula paper sent to Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 126, 129b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3311

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   8 November [1861] …
  • Hooker, 1 November [1861] . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 October [1861] , and to John …
  • … See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 6 [November 1861] and 7 November [1861] . To trace the …
  • … wine and nitric acid (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 November [1861] and 14 November [ …
  • … 295 n. See letter to J.  D.   Hooker, 5 [November 1861] . See second letter to J.  D.   …

To J. D. Hooker   23 [April 1861]

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Lieut. F. W. Hutton’s original review [Geologist 4 (1861): 132–6, 183–8] understands that mutability cannot be directly proved.

CD met Bentham at Linnean Society and asked him to write up his views on mutability.

Opinion of Owen.

Conversation with Lyell on antiquity of man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  23 [Apr 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3098

Matches: 13 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   23 [April 1861] …
  • Hooker, 14 December [1859] , and letter from J.  D. Hooker, [20 December 1859] ; and …
  • … by the relationship to the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 [April 1861] and by an entry in …
  • … For CD’s reply, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 [April 1861] . In a diary entry of …
  • … Art and Science (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 [March 1861] ). Beginning with the …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  8, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 March [1860] ). Bentham’s paper, ‘ …
  • … See Correspondence vol.  7, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 21 July [1858] . Bentham held the …
  • … ibid . , vol.  8, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 March [1860] . Thomas Bell was president of …
  • … to Asa Gray, 25 April [1860] , and to J.  D.  Hooker, 26 April [1860]. The editor of the …
  • … Correspondence vol.  8, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [20 April 1860] ). CD visited Charles …
  • … Correspondence vol.  4, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [18 April 1847] ). Essays and reviews ( …
  • Hooker had been interested in learning Bentham’s opinion of CD’s views on the origin of species. See Correspondence vol.  7, letter to J.  D.   …

To J. D. Hooker   11 October [1861]

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Orchid anatomy: movement in Mormodes column.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  11 Oct [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3281

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   11 October [1861] …
  • … pp.  178–210). Hooker’s letter is missing, but see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 15  …
  • … specimens of Mormodes . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 6–7 October [1861] . On the back of …

From J. D. Hooker   [30 December 1861 or 6 January 1862]

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Glad CD has given up on Acropera ovules.

Doubts phanerogams less different in extreme forms [than Crustacea].

No systematic parallelism between plants and animals.

Offers list of Arctic plants with their colours. Asks CD whether it is useful to add colour to [descriptions of] plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Dec] 1861 or [6 Jan] 1862
Classmark:  DAR 101: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3375

Matches: 9 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … how it tallies with Lecoq. Ever yrs affect | J D Hooker I cannot understand anyone being …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [30 December 1861 or 6 January 1862] …
  • … the relationship to the letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 [December 1861] ( Correspondence …
  • … 30 November [1861] ). In his letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 December [1861] ( ibid. ), CD …
  • … the distribution of Arctic plants (J.  D.  Hooker 1861a) contains extensive species lists; …
  • … lists of more localised floras (J.  D.  Hooker 1861b). CD had expressed an interest in the …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  9, letters to J.  D.  Hooker, [9 December 1861] and 28 [December  …
  • … postulating former land connections ( J.  D.  Hooker 1853–5 , 1: xxiii). CD had long been …

To J. D. Hooker   17 [July 1861]

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Orchids from Kew.

JDH’s income problems.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 [July 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3210

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   17 [July 1861] …
  • … interest in botany (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 19 June [1861] , 22 June [1861] , and …
  • … and 14 July [1861] . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 19 June [1861] and [6 July 1861] . …
  • … from the after-effects of typhus fever (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 8 [February 1861] ). …
  • … See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 13 July [1861] . CD had received a letter from Asa Gray in …

To J. D. Hooker   4 October [1861]

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Query on orchid homology.

Critical of F. A. Bauer on orchids [Illustrations of orchidaceous plants (1830–8)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  4 Oct [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 115, DAR 115: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3276

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   4 October [1861] …
  • … recently borrowed the book from Hooker. See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, [11 August 1861] , …
  • Hooker’s response has not been found, but see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 6–7 October [ …

From J. D. Hooker   [28 September 1861]

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List of Australian plants that have become naturalised in the Nilgiris [India] and are turning out the native trees.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Sept 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 205.4 (Letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3269

Matches: 3 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [28 September 1861] …
  • … Darjeeling, which Hooker visited (see Correspondence vol.  4, letter from J.  D. Hooker, …

To J. D. Hooker   11 April [1861]

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CD infers [incorrectly] from Huxley’s report that Henslow is dead.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  11 Apr [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3116

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   11 April [1861] …
  • … Henslow was seriously ill but still alive. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 14 [April 1861] . …

To J. D. Hooker   [9 December 1861]

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Henri Lecoq’s miserable book on plant geography [Étude sur la géographie botanique de l’Europe (1854–8)].

H. W. Bates’s pleasure at meeting JDH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [9 Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 136, 129c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3341

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   [9 December 1861] …
  • … had recently purchased. See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 November [1861] and 1 December [ …
  • … 3 December [1861] ). See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 November [1861] and 14 November [ …

To J. D. Hooker   20 [February 1861]

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Asa Gray’s pamphlet.

Ill health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 [Feb 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115.2: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3065

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   20 [February 1861] …
  • … Chronicle , [before 9 February 1861]. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 February [1861] . …
  • … the journal. Hooker’s letter has not been found, but see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 8 [ …
  • … dogbane. See Correspondence vol.  8, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 17 December [1860] and n.   …
  • … 4. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 February [1861] . The gift may have been sent by …

To J. D. Hooker   27 [December 1861]

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Seeks information on heating hothouses night and day.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  27 [Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3351

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   27 [December 1861] …
  • … refers to his friend Edward Cresy (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 December 1861] ). …
  • … 24 December [1861] and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 18 [December 1861] . The letter from John …

To J. D. Hooker   20 [November 1861]

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JDH asked to check Lindley on Acropera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 [Nov 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3325

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   20 [November 1861] …
  • … by the relationship to the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 November [1861] . Hooker had sent …
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