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To B. D. Walsh   23 March [1867]

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Thanks for Agassiz’s Lectures. Lyell does not believe a word about glacial action of any kind in lowlands of Brazil. Agassiz’s view of glacial movement has been given up by physicists.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Benjamin Dann Walsh
Date:  23 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Walsh 9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5455

From J. D. Hooker   23 March 1867

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More on Naudin’s hybrid; the wonder lessened slightly.

JDH’s view that insular plants [distantly] related to those of continents are common came to him only after the lecture was in print; has not yet thought it out fully.

Moroccan flora may throw some light on Madeira flora.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 151–3; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Directors’ Correspondence 143: 643)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5456

From Hermann Müller   23 March 1867

Summary

The Origin converted him from a Linnean interpretation of flowers and mosses.

Glad that CD appreciates his continuing work on mosses, in support of natural selection.

Plans to repeat CD’s orchid experiments.

Sends interpretation of the floral anatomy of Lopezia miniata.

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 171: 290, 290/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5457
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