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To J. D. Hooker   [2 October 1846]

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Hopes to start looking over his species notes in about a year.

Very much enjoyed Southampton [meeting of BAAS, 9–12 Sept].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [2 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1003

To J. D. Hooker   [6 October 1846]

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Sulivans are coming on Friday. Can JDH come?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1006

To J. D. Hooker   [8 October 1846]

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Can JDH bring a good book on Corallina or Nullipora of Lamarck?

CD intends writing paper on their propagation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1007

To J. D. Hooker   [26 October 1846]

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Many thanks for JDH’s beautiful cirripede drawing. Questions on JDH’s observations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [26 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1012

To J. D. Hooker   [18 October 1846]

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Will be in London tomorrow and will try to pop over to Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1015

To J. D. Hooker   [6 November 1846]

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Observations on barnacles.

Would like to meet JDH in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1018

To J. D. Hooker   [12 November 1846]

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Will JDH be in London?

Cirripede observations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1022

To J. D. Hooker   [14 November 1846]

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Proposes to visit Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [14 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1024

To J. D. Hooker   [15 November 1846]

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Will come to Kew on Friday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1025

To J. D. Hooker   [17 November 1846]

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CD’s visit to Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1027

To J. D. Hooker   [23 November 1846]

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Has read JDH’s paper ["Plants of the Galapagos Archipelago", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 20 (1851): 116–233] and thinks it the best essay on geographical distribution he has ever met with. Comments on the paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [23 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1031

To J. D. Hooker   [December 1846]

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Hopes JDH can come to stay in January.

Thanks for the corallines.

Mention of JDH’s capital speech.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Dec 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1035

To J. D. Hooker   [December 1846 – January 1847]

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Can JDH come on 16 Jan? CD will ask the "old set" to come and also the Lyells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Dec 1846 – Jan 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1036

To J. D. Hooker   [31 January 1846]

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Disappointed with Webb and Berthelot.

Delighted to hear of more species from the Galapagos, surprised to hear W. Indian character of flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [31 Jan 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-945

To J. D. Hooker   [5 February 1846]

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Will come to visit Kew if Claude Gay speaks English. Otherwise would prefer to wait until spring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-948

To J. D. Hooker   [8? February 1846]

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Will visit JDH in spring.

Will JDH ask Gay what birds, reptiles, or mammifers inhabit Juan Fernández [Island]?

Has JDH seen William Herbert’s paper ["Local habitation and wants of plants", J. Hortic. Soc. Lond. 1 (1846): 44–9]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8? Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-950

To J. D. Hooker   [10 February 1846]

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Thinks JDH’s explanation of polymorphism on volcanic islands is probably correct.

Proposes experimental test to see whether alpine form of a plant is inherited like a true variety.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-951

To J. D. Hooker   [15 February 1846]

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Has had to make a Post Office order to JDH payable at Charing Cross instead of Kew.

Does Sir William [Hooker] know the Dean of Manchester’s London address?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 54c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-953

To J. D. Hooker   [25 February 1846]

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Glad to hear of JDH’s botanical appointment [with Geological Survey].

Edward Forbes has written about his subsidence doctrine; CD objects to its hypothetical base.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-955

To J. D. Hooker   [25 February – 2 March 1846]

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Sends enclosure for JDH to read [letter from E. Forbes, 956]. "I cannot see my way about his post-miocene land."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Feb – 2 Mar 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 56c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-957
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