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To J. D. Hooker   30 March [1875]

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Has at last finished Insectivorous plants

and is rewriting Climbing plants.

W. W. Ouless has finished his picture of CD for Academy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 Mar [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 382–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9905

To J. D. Hooker   14 April [1875]

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CD and others now think it advisable to go further than a petition on vivisection, and a bill has been drafted.

F. Delpino’s pamphlet on pitchers ["Sulle pianti a bicchieri", Nuovo G. Bot. Ital. 3 (1871): 174–6].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 384–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9927

To J. D. Hooker   [3 September 1846]

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Has nearly finished South America.

Pleased to hear JDH has worked out identical and representative species of N. Temperate and Antarctic regions.

Geoffroy Saint Hilaire’s "loi du balancement" as applied to plants.

CD jaded by, but has nearly completed, South America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [3 Sept 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-996

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   16 July 1874

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The Acacia must be Belt’s "Bulls’ horns".

The complexity of Utricularia has driven Frank and CD almost mad. Suspects it is necrophagous, i.e., it cannot digest, but absorbs decaying animal matter.

Foster is certainly in error. Every insect that Drosera catches causes aggregation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 95: 326–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9550

To J. D. Hooker   20 July [1874]

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"It is grand about Nepenthes."

JDH is welcome to notice in any way any of CD’s published or unpublished results with insectivorous plants. Gives an abstract of his observations on Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 July [1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (JDH/3/6 Insectivorous plants 1873–8: 32–37)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9555

To J. D. Hooker   23 July [1874]

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JDH should do as he likes with insectivorous plant materials.

He has always thought telling JDH what he has been doing was as good as publishing.

Cephalotus seems as horrid a puzzle as Utricularia.

Nepenthes will turn out a great job if the pitchers of different species act differently. JDH’s paper on Nepenthes [Rep. BAAS 44 (1874): 102–16] is too long for CD’s book. Well deserves a place in Philosophical Transactions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  23 July [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 328–31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9560

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

To J. D. Hooker   20 August 1874

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It is splendid how Nepenthes is behaving. Drosera and Dionaea are insignificant by comparison.

Takes rather a malicious pleasure in JDH’s failure with Cephalotus as a match to his with Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Aug 1874
Classmark:  DAR 95: 332–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9604

To J. D. Hooker   [13 March 1846]

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Agrees with JDH about Forbes’s views.

Discusses A. Saint-Hilaire’s lectures and asks on what grounds botanists judge the relative "highness" of plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [13 Mar 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-961

To J. D. Hooker   30 August [1874]

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Thanks JDH for his "quite admirable" address [Rep. BAAS 44 (1874) pt 2: 102–16]. Suggests revisions.

CD thinks he is "now on right track about Utricularia" after wasting several weeks "in fruitless trials and observations".

Mrs Barber’s paper is very curious and ought to be published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 Aug [1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (JDH/6/3 Insectivorous plants 1873–8: 40)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9613

To J. D. Hooker   [24 March 1846]

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C. G. Ehrenberg wants specimen grasses from Ascension Island.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [24 Mar 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-962

To J. D. Hooker   8 September [1874]

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Lady Dorothy Nevill has no Dionaea.

CD anxious to talk with JDH about Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 334–335
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9629

To J. D. Hooker   [29 March or 5 April 1846]

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If JDH can send grasses CD will write to Ehrenberg enclosing them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [29 Mar or 5 Apr] 1846
Classmark:  DAR 114: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-963

To J. D. Hooker   18 September [1874]

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Describes his observations on Utricularia montana.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 336–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9645

To J. D. Hooker   [20 September 1874]

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Asks JDH to cut a bit of root from old Utricularia and bring it with him to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [20 Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 338
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9647

To J. D. Hooker   28 [September 1874]

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Queries about species of Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 [Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 339
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9662

To J. D. Hooker   30 [September 1874]

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The Aldrovanda has arrived. Has examined the leaves. It is an aquatic Dionaea which has acquired some structures identical to those of Utricularia!

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 [Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 340–341
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9664

To J. D. Hooker   1 October [1874]

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Thanks JDH for extract on Hedychium pollination; it shows CD’s prior interpretation was incorrect.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 421–422
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9665

To J. D. Hooker   9 October 1874

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Asks JDH for leaves of Byblis and Roridula to examine, and D. Oliver for an anomalous species of Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  9 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 95: 341a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9670
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