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From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1875

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Thiselton-Dyer’s appointment has come.

Wants to discuss insectivorous plants and get some experiments going.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 30–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10025

From J. D. Hooker   27 July 1875

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His appreciation of Insectivorous plants, especially Utricularia section.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 33–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10095

From J. D. Hooker   [29 July 1875]

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JDH will arrive by train on Saturday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 1d
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10103

From J. D. Hooker   [30 July 1875]

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Will be delayed on Saturday because of unveiling of a monument to Sir J. Franklin at Westminster Abbey.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10104

From J. D. Hooker   16 August 1875

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JDH reports his battle with Lord Henry Lennox over whether to locate new Herbarium on the Queen’s or public part of Garden.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10120

From J. D. Hooker   14 October 1875

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JDH shares CD’s annoyance with R. L. Tait.

Has identified awned carpels for CD.

Sports of Paritium.

Suggests extending Francis’ experiments with glycerine on twisted seeds, to Mimosa.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 38–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10197

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1875

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Gives directions for growing plants he has sent and corrects CD’s taxonomy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 40–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10205

From J. D. Hooker   23 October 1875

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Comments on Hermann Müller’s article on the structure of Gunnera flowers.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 42–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10215

From J. D. Hooker   24 November 1875

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JDH concerned about preparations for [his address at] Royal Society [anniversary] meeting [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (1876): 72–94].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10275

From J. D. Hooker   [18 April 1876]

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JDH has heard from Asa Gray, who approves of the botany primer [Botany (1876)].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 49–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10282

From J. D. Hooker   2 December 1875

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E. R. Lankester is in danger of being black-balled for admission to the Linnean Society; Thiselton-Dyer is in the midst of the fight.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 45–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10286

From J. D. Hooker   [24 November 1846]

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Thanks for reading paper. Accepts CD’s criticisms; discussion of some points.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 77–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1032

From J. D. Hooker   28 January 1876

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Asks CD to come up to vote for Lankester.

Severely critical of R. L. Tait’s paper on Nepenthes communicated to the Royal Society.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10371

From J. D. Hooker   8 April 1876

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Requests CD’s evaluation of the work of the entomologist Robert McLachlan, who is up for F.R.S. in competition with the physiologist A. H. Garrod.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 53–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10444

From J. D. Hooker   11 April 1876

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Lists the 14 men elected to be F.R.S. Garrod defeated McLachlan.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10446

From J. D. Hooker   26 April 1876

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Forwards copies of CD’s geology books.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10476

From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1876

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JDH’s suggested text for Lyell’s tablet in Westminster Abbey.

Vigner[?] separates digestive principle from Nepenthes, disproving R. L. Tait.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10540

From J. D. Hooker   4 July 1876

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JDH hopes Thiselton-Dyer does not discourage Frank’s investigation of insectivorous plants.

Preparing new editions of botany text-books.

His marriage is set for August.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10556

From J. D. Hooker   13 September 1876

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JDH’s condolences at Amy Darwin’s death.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 60–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10597

From J. D. Hooker   [24 September 1876]

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JDH again expresses his condolences.

The Glasgow BAAS meeting was good, except for Tait’s shameful attack on Tyndall.

Immensely impressed on Scottish geological and glacial features. Is CD aware that the earth beneath Glen Roy roads was found to contain freshwater diatoms?

Recounts the itinerary of his honeymoon in Scotland.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Sept 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 62–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10605
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