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From J. D. Hooker   27 July 1875

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His appreciation of Insectivorous plants, especially Utricularia section.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 33–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10095

Matches: 7 hits

  • … can you give me a bed on Saturday. I return the L.  S.  paper Ever yr affec | J D Hooker. …
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   27 July 1875 …
  • … Darwin’s election to the Linnean Society (see letter to J. D. Hooker, 25 July 1875 ). …
  • … 2). Hooker visited Down on Saturday 31 July 1875 (see letter from J. D. Hooker, [30 July …
  • … Correspondence vol. 21, letter from J. D. Hooker, 20 October 1873 ). Thiselton-Dyer had …
  • … assistant director at Kew in June 1875 (see letter from J. D. Hooker, 20 June 1875 and n. …

From J. D. Hooker   3 January [1875]

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Disapproves of Huxley’s article [review of Ernst Haeckel’s Anthropogenie] in Academy [7 (1875): 16–18].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9797

Matches: 6 hits

  • … it is mild. Every one (White tells me) is glad of the Address. Ever yrs aff | J D Hooker
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   3 January [1875] …
  • … was delivered on 30 November 1874 (J.  D.  Hooker 1874c); extracts from it were reprinted …
  • … between this letter and the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 29 December 1874 ( Correspondence …
  • … Correspondence vol.  22, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 21 December 1874 ). Hooker’s …

From J. D. Hooker   2 December 1875

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E. R. Lankester is in danger of being black-balled for admission to the Linnean Society; Thiselton-Dyer is in the midst of the fight.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 45–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10286

Matches: 6 hits

  • … to the Society to whom it was not convenient to pay the fees. Ever aff yrs | J D Hooker. …
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   2 December 1875 …
  • … London on 30 November (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 December [1875] and n. 2). Andrew …
  • … for Francis Darwin (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 December [1875] and n. 6). William …
  • … on 2 December 1875 (see letter to J. D. Hooker, [12 December 1875] ). The ‘beasts of the …

From J. D. Hooker   7 January 1875

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Tyndall, T. A. Hirst and Spencer dissuade him from writing to Mivart, but he will let him feel his disapproval.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9807

Matches: 4 hits

  • … speaks to me should let him feel it : This of course I shall do Ever yr affec | J D Hooker
  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   7 January 1875 …
  • … pine) from Edinburgh (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1875] and n.  4). CD had …

To J. D. Hooker   25 February [1875]

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CD on his memory of Lyell. Deeply rejoices that he is to be buried in Westminster Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Feb [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 379–81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9873

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   25 February [1875] …
  • … but had not informed Hooker (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [24 February 1875] ). …
  • … visit Algeria with his daughter Harriet Anne Hooker (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [24  …
  • … from J.  D.  Hooker, [24 February 1875] . See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [24 February  …
  • Hooker had arranged to have Lyell buried at Westminster Abbey (see letter from J.  D.   …
  • … Correspondence vol.  22, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [17 November 1874] and n. 3). Hooker …
  • … secretary appointed to him (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 17 February 1875  and n.  7). …

From J. D. Hooker   16 April 1875

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Approves draft of vivisection bill. Huxley strongly in favour of a bill.

Knows of the pitchers of one species of Dischidia.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9935

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … = a foot & a half & applies to the length of the pitcher. Ever yr aff | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   16 April 1875 …
  • … Alocasia odora is the night-scented lily. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 14 April [1875] . …
  • … CD had sent Hooker a copy of the draft vivisection bill (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 14  …
  • … Thomas Henry Huxley. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 14 April [1875] and n.  5. Hooker …

From J. D. Hooker   17 April 1875

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On pitchers of Dischidia and insects found in them.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 26–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9936

Matches: 8 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … climbers are very awkward to manage. I am off on Tuesday mg. Ever yr affec | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   17 April 1875 …
  • … Monstera dubia . Hooker was going on a trip to France; see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 15  …
  • … See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 16 April 1875  and n.  3. Hooker refers to Griffith 1846 , …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  22, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 17 August 1874 . CD discussed …
  • … now D. major ; see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 16 April 1875  and n.  3). Marcgravia …
  • … 12, letter from Richard Spruce to J. D. Hooker, 29 July 1864 . CD discussed the leaves of …

From J. D. Hooker   17 February 1875

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Lyell very ill.

No two specimens of Glaucium are alike.

Lord Henry [Lennox] still burkes JDH’s application.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 14–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9860

Matches: 8 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … at the mischief he has made. — The whole thing is contemptible. Ever yr affec | J D Hooker
  • … From J. D.  Hooker   17 February 1875 …
  • … in transit and died (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 February [1875] and n.  5). John …
  • … Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 February [1875] and n.  9. St …
  • … Callandar. On the ‘row’, see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 February [1875] and n.  4. When …
  • … was Henrietta Anne Huxley. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 February [1875] and n.  7. …
  • … would be successful (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7 February 1875] and n.  5). Henry …

From J. D. Hooker   [30 July 1875]

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Will be delayed on Saturday because of unveiling of a monument to Sir J. Franklin at Westminster Abbey.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10104

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … for me, if in any way not convenient. I shall not expect it: Ever affy y rs | J D Hooker. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [30 July 1875] …
  • … p.  12). Charing Cross station. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [29 July 1875] and n.  1. …

From J. D. Hooker   17 March 1875

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No action on assistance yet, but has had a private note from Disraeli asking whether Thiselton-Dyer is his recommendation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 20–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9891

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … on, up & down, not very bad of any—just enough to grumble at. Ever yrs affec | J D Hooker. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   17 March 1875 …
  • … eldest son, William Henslow Hooker, see the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [24 February 1875] …
  • … at the Treasury (see letters from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 January 1875  and [7 February  …
  • … Correspondence vol.  22, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 15 September 1874 ). Douglas Strutt …

From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1875

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Thiselton-Dyer’s appointment has come.

Wants to discuss insectivorous plants and get some experiments going.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 30–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10025

Matches: 7 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Wednesday. — we issue very few invitations, not 150 in all. — Ever yr affec | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   20 June 1875 …
  • … stopping in Paris (see letter from J. D. Hooker, 15 April 1875 , and L. Huxley ed. 1918, …
  • … had supported Hooker’s application for an assistant at CD’s request (see letter from J. D. …
  • … had invited Hooker to visit him at Abinger Hall (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 19 June [ …
  • … Correspondence vol. 21, letter from J. D. Hooker, 20 February 1873 ). Moggridge had …

To J. D. Hooker   10 February [1875]

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Is provoked by trouble he is having writing Insectivorous plants.

Curious case of an unknown form of Glaucium in earth covered with slag for 1400 years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 Feb [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 374–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9850

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   10 February [1875] …
  • … hoping to travel abroad with his daughter Harriet Anne Hooker; see letter from J.  D.   …
  • … G.  H.  Darwin 1873). See letters from J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1875] and n.  2, and 5  …
  • Hooker, [7 February 1875] . See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7 February 1875] and n.  5. …
  • … between this letter and the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7 February 1875] . Hooker …
  • … Charles Lyell. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7 February 1875] . Hooker had promised to …

From J. D. Hooker   14 October 1875

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JDH shares CD’s annoyance with R. L. Tait.

Has identified awned carpels for CD.

Sports of Paritium.

Suggests extending Francis’ experiments with glycerine on twisted seeds, to Mimosa.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 38–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10197

Matches: 7 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … plan of the Laboratory & shall send out for tenders tomorrow. Ever yr affec | J D Hooker
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   14 October 1875 …
  • … Correspondence vol. 22, letter from J. D. Hooker, 22 December 1874 and n. 2). The building …
  • … King, 27 January [1871] ). See letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 October [1875] and nn. 2 and 3. …
  • … would untwist when wet ( see letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 October [1875] and n. 6). He could …
  • … the awns to re-twist. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 October [1875] and n. 6. Glycerine is …

From J. D. Hooker   14 January 1875

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Is on the eve of another row with the Office of Works about his application for assistance.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 6–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9815

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … illusions. — Ever yr affec te growler | J D Hooker *On entering his room,—he did not know …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   14 January 1875 …
  • … for more on them, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 January [1875] . Hooker was seeking …
  • … also Correspondence vol.  22, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 8 December 1874 . Douglas Strutt …
  • … 1967 , pp.  224, 228; letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 20 June 1875 ). Benjamin Disraeli was …

To J. D. Hooker   22 June 1875

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Rejoices at [Thiselton-Dyer’s] appointment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 95: 388
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10026

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   22 June 1875 …
  • … weekend, but Hooker wanted to come just for Sunday (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 20  …
  • … Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 20 June 1875 and n. 2). In his …

To J. D. Hooker   15 October [1875]

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Has decided to send R. L. Tait’s paper to the Royal Society.

Will try glycerine on Mimosa but doubts it will have an effect.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 394–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10200

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   15 October [1875] …
  • … carried out by Hooker on tropical pitcher-plants (see letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 October [ …
  • … this letter and the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 October 1875 . CD had asked Hooker’s …
  • Hooker, 19 October 1875 ). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 October 1875 and n. 6. …
  • … health and too much work ( letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 October 1875 ). Tait had visited …
  • … the Melastomataceae. See letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 October 1875 . CD referred to Cistus …
  • … beach hibiscus). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14  October 1875 and n. 5. CD described …
  • Hooker forgot to return Tait’s letter to CD with his letter of 14 October 1875 and telegraphed Tait’s address to CD in case CD needed it in order to reply to Tait (see letter from J. D. …

From J. D. Hooker   [24 February 1875]

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On Lyell’s death; JDH has arranged for burial in Westminster Abbey. His thoughts on a testimonial.

More trouble with Lord Henry Lennox.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Feb 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 16–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9869

Matches: 8 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … consolation” everything there is smooth & pleasant so far. Ever yr affec | J D Hooker. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [24 February 1875] …
  • … between this letter and the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 February 1875 . In 1875, the …
  • … on 22 February 1875; see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 February 1875 . Hooker refers to the …
  • … of the Exchequer (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 January 1875 ). The first secretary …
  • … Hugh Falconer, see the letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 23 February 1875  and n.  2. Falconer’s …
  • … soirée in April (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [7 February 1875] and nn.  10 and 11). …

From J. D. Hooker   16 January 1875

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JDH wins over Douglas Galton and Lord Henry Lennox on assistant secretary for himself.

Has called on Murray and told him Quarterly Review had disgraced itself by attacking George and CD.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9820

Matches: 4 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … to pension G.  at once— E r yr affec | J D Hooker I called on Murray yesterday & emptied …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   16 January 1875 …
  • … Botanic Gardens, Kew (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 14 January 1875 ). Galton retired in …

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1875

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Gives directions for growing plants he has sent and corrects CD’s taxonomy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 40–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10205

Matches: 5 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   19 October 1875 …
  • … a synonym of Clivia ) from Hooker (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 October [1875] and n. …
  • … 7). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 October [1875] and n. 5. In modern botanical …
  • … Talipariti hastatum . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 October [1875] and n. 3. Hooker had …

From J. D. Hooker   16 August 1875

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JDH reports his battle with Lord Henry Lennox over whether to locate new Herbarium on the Queen’s or public part of Garden.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10120

Matches: 6 hits

  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   16 August 1875 …
  • … stroke of luck, at his age ! you & I might—of course. Ever yr affec | J.  D.  Hooker. …
  • … Kew. For Hooker’s long-running disputes with both men, see the letter from J. D. Hooker, [ …
  • … and nn. 11–14; see also the letter from J. D. Hooker, 17 March 1875 . A dinner for cabinet …
  • … 1995 , pp. 69–70). See also letter from J. D. Hooker, 17 March 1875 . The Herbarium had …
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