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To Smith, Elder & Co.   13 November [1845]

Summary

Sends corrections and suggestions for an advertisement for Zoology and Geology of "Beagle".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  13 Nov [1845]
Classmark:  Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1023

To J. D. Hooker   [5 or 12 November 1845]

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Thanks for Antarctic flora [Flora Antarctica (1844–7)].

Agrees geographical distribution will be "the key which will unlock the mystery of species".

Could JDH look over a rough sketch on species?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 or 12] Nov 1845
Classmark:  DAR 114: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-924

To Edward Hitchcock   6 November [1845]

Summary

Thanks EH for his Final report on the geology of Massachusetts [1841]. Comments on EH’s discovery of fossil footprints.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Hitchcock
Date:  6 Nov [1845]
Classmark:  Amherst College Archives (Edward and Orra White Hitchcock papers: 2 Edward Hitchcock: Correspondence, Box 3, Folder 8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-925

To G. B. Sowerby   12 [November 1845]

Summary

Asks for a meeting in order to go over the shells [which GBS was to describe in the appendix on Tertiary fossil shells in South America].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Brettingham Sowerby
Date:  12 [Nov 1845]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-926

To J. D. Hooker   [17 November 1845]

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Comments on JDH’s Flora Antarctica. CD is delighted with it.

"I can never cease marvelling at the similarity of the Antarctic floras: it is wonderful."

Questions JDH on points raised by the work: absence of alpine flora on southern islands; comparison of climate and floras of Tasmania and New Zealand.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-927

From J. D. Hooker   [19 November 1845]

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Answers CD’s queries arising from Flora Antarctica.

Would like CD to come to town and go over Galapagos plants with him.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-928

To J. D. Hooker   [21 November 1845]

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Is busy with shell work and cannot make it to Kew. Invites JDH to Down. Intends asking Edward Forbes and Hugh Falconer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [21 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-929

To J. D. Hooker   [25 November 1845]

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Can JDH come to Down on 6 December? If this is convenient, CD will ask Forbes, Falconer, and perhaps Waterhouse.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-930

To J. D. Hooker   [29 November 1845]

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Delighted that JDH will come to visit him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [29 Nov 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-931

To John Lort Stokes   [November–December 1845]

Summary

Comments on book by George Grey [Journals of two expeditions of discovery in north-west and Western Australia (1841)]. "The whole expedition was that of a set of School Boys".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  [Nov–Dec 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 121b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-940
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