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To J. D. Hooker   20 January 1882

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CD sends cheque for £250 [see 13620].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 95: 545
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13628

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  • … see letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1882 and n. 1). See letter from J. D. Hooker, 19  …

From A. B. Mitford   17 January 1882

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The Secretary to the First Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Works thanks CD for providing the funds for a new edition of Steudel’s Nomenclator [Index Kewensis].

Author:  Algernon Bertram Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale; Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 171: 180
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13620

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  • … was enclosed with the letter from J. D. Hooker, 19 January 1882 . CD had arranged with …

From J. D. Hooker   19 January 1882

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Politics at Kew led to a letter of thanks to CD from the First Commissioner for his gift.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 104: 176–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13625

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  • … of all known plants (see letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1882 and n. 1). The Board of …

To J. D. Hooker   28 November [1880]

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Wants to see Frank become F.R.S. before he dies.

Pities Wallace and wants a pension for him very much.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 500–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12870

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  • letter from J. D. Hooker, 26 November 1880 . Francis Darwin was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of London after CD’s death on 8 June 1882 ( …

Palmer, Elizabeth (1824/5–1901)

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  • Hooker attended from 1875. From at least 1888 until 1900, in Brighton, Sussex; for part of that time ran a home for Anglo-Indian children at 50a Westbourne Villas. Brighton and Hove blue book 1888–1900 Census returns of England and Wales 1851 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/1645/40/41), 1861 (RG9/368/261/39) letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 January 1875 Post Office directory of the six home counties 1866, 1882. …

To J. D. Hooker   20 December 1880

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On Wallace’s pension and Frank’s F.R.S.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 95: 507–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12927

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  • J. D. Hooker, 5 December 1880 . Francis Darwin was being proposed for fellowship of the Royal Society of London ; Hooker had agreed to propose him, but, in the event, Francis was proposed by Michael Foster in January 1881 and elected in June 1882 (Royal Society archives, GB 117 EC/1882/09). William Turner Thiselton-Dyer also signed the certificate for Francis. CD had prepared a memorial to obtain a government pension for Alfred Russel Wallace (see letter

To S. P. Woodward   6 March [1860]

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Will be glad to have SPW’s criticisms of Origin.

Discusses his use of terms, "typical" and "specialisation".

Emphasises large body of facts explained by his theory of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Samuel Pickworth Woodward
Date:  6 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 379
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2724

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  • Hooker, [20 November 1859] , and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [21 November 1859] . Woodward was, nevertheless, among those who found it impossible to accept CD’s views (see H.  B.  Woodward 1882). …

From J. D. Hooker   12 January 1882

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B. D. Jackson’s plan for new Steudel Nomenclator approved. JDH asks for CD’s cheque.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 104: 175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13613

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  • letters from J. D. Hooker, 17 December 1881 and 22 December 1881 . A cheque for £250 to ‘Sir J Hooker Catalogue’ is recorded in CD’s Account books–cash account (Down House MS) on 13 January 1882. …

From Julius Sachs   24 February 1871

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Thanks for copy of Descent.

Admires natural selection.

Climbing plants has attracted attention in Germany, but most botanists are interested in cell development and similar questions.

Author:  Julius Sachs
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7512

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  • letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 10 July 1870 . Sachs also refers to Climbing plants. Sachs later published a short note on climbing plants ( Sachs 1882 ); …