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To J. D. Hooker   16 March [1879]

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Frank’s reasons for not accepting the Cambridge Examinership.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 Mar [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 481–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11939

To J. D. Hooker   22 July [1879]

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At work on Movement in plants.

Discusses John Ball’s, G. de Saporta’s, and his own theories of higher plant origin. Their rapid development remains an "abominable mystery".

Frank is working in Würzburg.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 485–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12167

To J. D. Hooker   1 October [1879]

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Searching for the right gardener.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 489–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12241

To J. D. Hooker   5 October [1879]

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Will get in touch with young gardener about terms of employment. It is good of Hooker to remember about heliotropism of insectivorous plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  Halls (dealers) (29 July 2009)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12249F

To J. D. Hooker   17 October [1879]

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Wants some seeds to see how certain seedlings break through ground.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Oct [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 185–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12261

To J. D. Hooker   4 November [1879]

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Wants seedling of Quercus rubra or Q. coccinea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  4 Nov [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: f. 191)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12290

To J. D. Hooker   1 December [1879]

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Movement of cotton plant cotyledons.

Thanks JDH for his praise of Erasmus Darwin.

Delighted that JDH is thinking about geographical distribution, wishes he would go over the New Zealand flora again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 193–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12338

To J. D. Hooker   17 December 1879

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Miss Arabella Buckley’s letter on Wallace’s poor health and finances leads CD to seek JDH’s aid in getting a Government pension.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 95: 491–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12360

To J. D. Hooker   19 December [1879]

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JDH convinces CD not to press for pension for Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 494–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12363
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