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From J. D. Hooker   19 June 1863

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Has heard from Julius von Haast that some of his letters were lost before leaving New Zealand. Haast’s enclosure for CD has been forwarded.

Haast and James Hector have both sent accounts of their travels in New Zealand.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 151
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4216

To J. D. Hooker   23 [June 1863]

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Herbert Spencer’s work disappointing – "all words & generalities".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  23 [June 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 196
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4218

To J. D. Hooker   25 [June 1863]

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CD describes first observation of gyratory motion of tendrils: explains its adaptive function is to find objects to hold on to.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 [June 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 197
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4221

From J. D. Hooker   [2]9 June 1863

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JDH and Oliver impressed with CD’s observations on gyratory motion of plants.

CD pleased with Bentham’s Linnean Society address on the reception of Darwinism [J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. 7 (1863): xi–xxix].

JDH’s social "dogma": "Brains x Beauty = Breeding + wealth".

[Dated 9 June by JDH.]

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2]9 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 147–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4224

From J. D. Hooker   [21 July 1863]

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Encourages CD to continue observations on tendrils.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4225

From J. D. Hooker   [31 July 1863]

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Sends "tendrilliferous" plants.

Plans visit to Down.

Naudin’s paper on tendrils [Ann. Sci. Nat. (Bot.) 4th ser. 9 (1863): 180–203].

T. V. Wollaston snubs Bates’s work.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [31 July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 154–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4226

To J. D. Hooker   1 July [1863]

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Describes experiments on rotation of tendrils and shoots.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 July [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4227

To J. D. Hooker   14 July [1863]

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Requests tendril-bearing plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 July [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4241

To J. D. Hooker   22 July [1863]

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Differences between tendrils derived from leaves and those derived from branches.

CD on Asa Gray’s attitude on the Civil War.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 July [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4250

To J. D. Hooker   26 [July 1863]

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Asa Gray writes as if Civil War were a holy war.

J. E. Renan on Jesus [Vie de Jésus (1863)].

Literature on tendrils of Cucurbita is contradictory.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  26 [July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4254

To J. D. Hooker   3 August [1863]

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Tendril plants received.

Has just completed large crossing experiment with Lythrum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Aug [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4261

To J. D. Hooker   12–13 August [1863]

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Doubts Decaisne’s report of larkspur self-fertilisation.

Enthusiastically observes climbing plants. Needs to know how novel his observations are. Finds R. J. H. Dutrochet has made similar observations, so he has wasted some time. [See Climbing plants, p. 1 n.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  12–13 Aug [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4266

To J. D. Hooker   25 [August 1863]

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CD’s illness: he is vomiting "vegetable" cells.

Dutrochet has published the best of CD’s observations on tendrils [see Climbing plants, p. 1 n.].

Lyell has found Joshua Trimmer’s Arctic shells on Moel Tryfan.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 [Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 204
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4274

From J. D. Hooker   26 August 1863

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JDH working on the New Zealand flora.

Jules Planchon excited about CD’s Linum experiments.

T. F. Jamieson’s paper on glaciers gives great pleasure.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 157–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4275

From J. D. Hooker   [27 August 1863]

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Suggests CD consult George Busk about his stomach.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 156
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4276

To J. D. Hooker   [28 August 1863]

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Admits, at last, that New Zealand must have been connected to some continent, but not Australia.

Climbing plants: asks for more plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [28 Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4280

From J. D. Hooker   15 September 1863

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Pleased CD accepts continental extension for New Zealand, whose flora has many genera like Rubus with great diversity and connecting intermediates. Suggests geological uplifting creates more space, hence opportunities for preservation of intermediates. Sees clash with CD on causes of extreme diversity of form in a group.

JDH’s attitude toward democratisation of science.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Sept 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 163–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4306

From J. D. Hooker   [28 September 1863]

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Grieves over the death of his second daughter [Maria Elizabeth].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Sept 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4309

From J. D. Hooker   1 October 1863

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Sorrow at loss of his daughter.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 160–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4317

To J. D. Hooker   [4 October 1863]

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Condolences on death of JDH’s daughter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [4 Oct 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4318
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