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From J. D. Hooker   [after 1 May 1847]

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[Extract of letter to WJH from T. E. Cantor] on zoological distribution in the Malay Peninsula.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 1 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 277
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1084

To J. D. Hooker   [1 May 1847]

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Delighted that Brongniart thinks Sigillaria aquatic, and that E. W. Binney thinks coal is a sort of submarine peat. Thinks coal-plants will prove to be aquatic, though JDH will sneer at this.

Has acquired a new microscope.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [1 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1085

To J. D. Hooker   [6 May 1847]

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CD defends his position on submarine coal formation and coal-plants against JDH’s strong objections.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1086

To J. D. Hooker   [12 May 1847]

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Thinks JDH should arrange his facts against the aquatic formation of coal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1087

To J. D. Hooker   [22 May 1847]

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CD would like to call on JDH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [22 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1088

To John Higgins   25 May [1847]

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Discusses accounts.

Cannot visit Alford [farm] this summer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  25 May [1847]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1090

To John Allen   25 May 1847

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Thanks for JS’s note concerning a proposal [concerning some aspect of education of poor children?] which CD has to decline because of his poor health and his work in Natural History.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Allen
Date:  25 May 1847
Classmark:  National Library of Israel (Abraham Schwadron collection, Schwad 03 04 07)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1090F

To J. D. Hooker   [25 May 1847]

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Will call on JDH on Thursday, if convenient.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [25 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1091

To J. D. Hooker   [28 May 1847]

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Has heard JDH does not return until tomorrow, so will not be able to see him at Kew but hopes to do so at Oxford meeting of BAAS.

Bunbury and Falconer strongly against idea of coal being submarine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [28 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1092

To Adolf Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe   5 May [1847]

Summary

Sends parcel of specimens for R. W. Bunsen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adolf Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe
Date:  5 May [1847]
Classmark:  Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (Briefsammlung Viewig 346, 346a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1569
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