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To J. D. Hooker   [15 May 1864]

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CD finishing Lythrum paper [Collected papers 2: 106–31].

Pleased at Bates’s appointment

and Wallace’s paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4496

To J. D. Hooker   22 [May 1864]

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CD’s pleasure at JDH’s willingness to help Scott find a position in India.

Naudin underrates contamination of his experiments by insects. Thus CD doubts Naudin’s results on rapidity and universality of reversion in hybrids.

Wallace’s paper on man [see 4494] reflects his genius, although CD does not fully agree with it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 [May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 236
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4506

To J. D. Hooker   30 May [1864]

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Forwards two character references for John Scott, for position JDH is arranging in India.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 May [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 234
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4515

To J. D. Hooker   31 [May 1864]

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Request for climbing plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  31 [May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 235
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4516
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