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To J. D. Hooker   25 April [1864]

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CD thinks JDH takes a hard view of Scott’s character, but will not argue further.

Leersia.

Working on homomorphic and heteromorphic crosses in Primula.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 231
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4471

To J. D. Hooker   [1 April 1864]

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Proposes to support John Scott in research on relative fertility and self-incompatibility of plants. CD would pay him for a year or two but wants JDH to give him research facilities at Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [1 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 226a–b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4444

To J. D. Hooker   5 April [1864]

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Sees difficulty of placing Scott at Kew. Suspects Balfour is prejudiced because Scott is a Darwinian.

CD’s former letter on Clematis [4403] blundered; work now being revised.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 227a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4450

To J. D. Hooker   7 April [1864]

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CD apologises for having asked JDH to help him with Scott and now seeks advice on how to break the news.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  7 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 228
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4455

To J. D. Hooker   13 April [1864]

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CD has told Scott not to hope for help from JDH.

Health improving.

Hopes to write Lythrum paper soon.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 229
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4461

To J. D. Hooker   19 [April 1864]

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Another plea to take Scott on at Kew. Emma begs CD not to employ him at Down.

Has just received a long article on the Origin from D. J. Brown, an Edinburgh baker [see 4464].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 [Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 230
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4468
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