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From J. D. Hooker   12 June 1881

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Has struggled for months with complexity of structure and distribution of palms for Genera plantarum.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 150–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13201

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   12 June 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   15 June 1881

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CD complains of discomfort, but has not the strength for a project that would let him forget it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 513–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13207

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   15 June 1881 …

From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1881

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At 63 JDH still works hard to support his family. Many friends have died. Memories of times past spent with CD lift his pessimism.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13209

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  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   18 June 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   20 June [1881]

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Cheered by JDH’s friendly words.

Wishes he could help JDH with geographical distribution, but the subject has "gone mud" in his mind.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 June [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 516–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13211

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   20 June [1881] …

From J. D. Hooker   11 August 1881

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Working on York BAAS address; finds CD’s comments helpful. JDH writes detailed response and expansion.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 158–61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13286

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   11 August 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   12 August 1881

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Responds to JDH on history of plant geography.

Opinion of Humboldt.

Origin of higher phanerogams.

Importance of the occurrence of south temperate forms in the Northern Hemisphere.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  12 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 524–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13288

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   12 August 1881 …

From J. D. Hooker   20 August 1881

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Is making final preparations for his address [at York BAAS meeting] and questions CD on specific points.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 162–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13291

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   20 August 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   21 August 1881

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No one could have thought about evolution and not about representative species; yet no one discussed it fully until Origin, including von Baer.

Did not know of Leopold von Buch’s Description physique des îles Canaries [1836] when Origin was published.

"As far as I know no one ever discussed the meaning of the relation between representative species before I did & as I suppose Wallace did in his paper before the Linn. Soc. [1858]."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 528–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13293

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   21 August 1881 …

From J. D. Hooker   7 September 1881

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Comte de Paris requests an orchid from CD for his huge collection.

JDH responds to CD’s criticism of York address.

Arruda Furtado could work on mystery of buried cypress trunks in the Azores.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 168–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13320

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  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   7 September 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   18 September [1881]

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Comte [de Paris] will have plants next summer.

Arruda Furtado will send his mountain plants from Azores.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 Sept [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 536–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13342

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   18 September [1881] …

To J. D. Hooker   22 October 1881

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Visiting his son Horace.

Studying action of carbonate of ammonia. Finds similar looking Euphorbia root cells react differently.

Intrigued by Dischidia rafflesiana, whose pitchers manufacture manure-water that nourishes adventitious roots. Does JDH know histologist for detailed study?

Julius von Wiesner’s criticism of Movement in plants "vivisects" CD in "a most courteous but awful manner" [Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen (1881)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 538–41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13420

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   22 October 1881 …

From J. D. Hooker   27 October 1881

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On plants CD requested.

Frank should work on Dischidia.

Work on palms.

Overloaded with reading.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 170–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13435

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   27 October 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   30 October 1881

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Profuse thanks for plants.

Specifies which euphorbs he wants. Euphorbs’ alternate rows of ammonium carbonate reactive/non-reactive cells are worth more study.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 542–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13442

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   30 October 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   20 November [1881]

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Cannot read signature on letter sent via JDH from Lima.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Nov [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 544
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13492

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   20 November [1881] …

From J. D. Hooker   17 December 1881

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Benjamin D. Jackson will edit new Steudel’s Nomenclator.

JDH’s impressions of Lyell’s Life and letters, edited by Mrs K. M. Lyell [1881].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 173–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13557

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   17 December 1881 …

From J. D. Hooker   22 December 1881

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Thanks CD for his endowment of new Steudel’s Nomenclator [later to become Index Kewensis].

K. White’s gruesome ballad "Gondoline" frightened JDH as a child.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13577

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  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   22 December 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   3 & 4 September [1881]

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Praises JDH’s York address.

S. B. J. Skertchly has paralleled Axel Blytt’s work in Cambridgeshire fens.

JDH too cautious on southern glacial period.

Is Kew interested in Azores plants collected by Arruda Furtado, a local inhabitant and an evolutionist?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 and 4 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 532–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13316

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   3 & 4 September [1881] …

From J. D. Hooker   [23 or 30 October 1881]

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Pleasure in reading Earthworms.

Buying land to build a cottage.

Finishing palms for Genera plantarum after three years’ work.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 or 30] Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 164–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13424

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  • Hooker, J. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker   [23 or 30 October 1881] …

To J. D. Hooker   6 January 1881

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Letter of introduction for V. O. Kovalevsky.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  6 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (QQQQ)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12982

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  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   6 January 1881 …

To J. D. Hooker   26 [February 1881]

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Island life continues to stimulate: Wallace ignores effects of glaciers on alpine flora and generally exaggerates those of débâcles and wind dispersal. CD encourages JDH to prepare a geographical address including history of geographical distribution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  26 [Feb 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 509–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13067

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   26 [February 1881] …
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