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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: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3269

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  4, letter from J.  D. Hooker, 3 February 1849 ). The annotation …

To J. D. Hooker   28 September [1861]

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Bates agrees with CD on neuter ants.

Orchids.

Repeating experiment of C. F. v. Gärtner to study Huxley’s idea of physiological species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Sept [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3268

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  4, letter from J.  D. Hooker, 3 February 1849 ). See letters from …

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

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  • letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 1 November [1861] . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 27 October [1861] , and to John Lindley , 1 November [1861]. Link 1849 . …

To J. D. Hooker   25 November [1861]

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Acropera species may be males of other orchids.

Homologies of ducts in orchids.

Went to British Museum to see Bates’s mimetic butterflies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3329

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  • letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 15 October [1861] and 18 October [1861] . See also letter to Daniel Oliver, 30 November [1861] . See Orchids , pp.  206–10. Link 1849  and Brown 1831 . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, …

To Joseph Leidy   4 March [1861]

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JL’s approval of CD’s work is gratifying. Most palaeontologists despise it. Delighted that JL has some interesting facts "in support of … selection". Is sure his views will be partially accepted. Has never doubted that "much in my Book will be proved erroneous".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Leidy
Date:  4 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3081

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  • letters to Louis Agassiz , 22 October 1848, and to J.  D.  Dana, 8 October 1849. For a list of geologists CD believed to be supportive of his views, see Correspondence vol.  8, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, …

To Daniel Oliver   30 November [1861]

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Requests that DO examine enclosed microscope slides of Acropera ovules, to confirm CD’s opinion that females are non-functional.

Can DO comment on disagreement between Robert Brown and John Lindley over the number of Acropera carpels?

O. Heer’s Atlantis theory vs CD’s hypothesis of a migration north during warm periods.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  30 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 2 (EH 88205986)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3333

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To J. D. Hooker   18 October [1861]

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Orchid anatomy. Movements of labellum.

Repeating Gärtner’s experiment with Verbascum varieties.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 Oct [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3288

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  • letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 September [1861] and n.  11). CD mentioned Gärtner’s findings in his paper ‘On the two forms, or dimorphic condition, in the species of Primula , and on their remarkable sexual relations’ ( Collected papers 2: 59) and in Variation 2: 93, 104–7. For CD’s extensive notes on Gärtner 1844  and 1849, see Marginalia . See letters to J.  D.  Hooker, …
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