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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   13 October [1875]

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R. L. Tait has requested CD send his [Tait’s] paper on Nepenthes to Royal Society. CD considers this a nuisance.

Certificate for G. J. Romanes.

Francis’ experiments on mechanism of twisted seeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 392–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10193

To J. D. Hooker   15 October [1875]

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Has decided to send R. L. Tait’s paper to the Royal Society.

Will try glycerine on Mimosa but doubts it will have an effect.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 394–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10200

To J. D. Hooker   21 October [1875]

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Describes observations by his son Horace on the extreme sensitivity of twisted seeds to moisture.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 397–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10209

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   1 December [1875]

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Comments on R. L. Tait’s claimed isolation of digestive ferments from Nepenthes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 399–400
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10283

To J. D. Hooker   10 December [1875]

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Asks JDH to try to come to luncheon if he is in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  Pushkin House, St Petersburg: Literary Museum of the Institute of Russian Literature (Constantin Romanov, collection of O. A. Novikov: ПД 1975 ф.137 оп 1, no. 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10293

To J. D. Hooker   [12 December 1875]

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CD is furious at the prospect of Lankester’s being black-balled by the Linnean Society. He plans to solicit support from various members and to come up with Frank for the voting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 401–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10295

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   29 January 1876

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Promises to vote for Lankester.

Acknowledges faults of R. L. Tait’s paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  29 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 95: 403
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10374

To J. D. Hooker   9 April [1876]

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McLachlan has as strong a claim to be F.R.S. as any entomologist, but Garrod’s work is of higher quality.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  9 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 404–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10445

To J. D. Hooker   19 April [1876]

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Daughter Henrietta’s illness prevents a trip to London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 406
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10457

To J. D. Hooker   25 April [1876]

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CD preparing new English and German editions of his early geology [of the voyage of the Beagle] books. Asks for Hooker’s copies as he no longer has his own.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 407
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10471

To J. D. Hooker   21 June [1876]

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CD and family suggest inscriptions for Lyell memorial at Westminster Abbey.

CD communicating H. Airy’s paper on phyllotaxis to the Royal Society.

Frank observes pod-like emanations from glands of insectivorous plant ingesting solid insect particles [see 10520].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 June [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 408–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10542

To J. D. Hooker   22 June [1876]

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Returns Mrs Lyell’s versions of Lyell memorial inscription. Disapproves of religious tone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 June [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 413–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10543
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