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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   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   3 January [1875]

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Disapproves of Huxley’s article [review of Ernst Haeckel’s Anthropogenie] in Academy [7 (1875): 16–18].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9797

From J. D. Hooker   5 January 1875

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Huxley strongly dissuades JDH from writing to Mivart because of his Presidency of Royal Society. JDH will hold his letter until he hears what Bentham says.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 2–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9800

From J. D. Hooker   7 January 1875

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Tyndall, T. A. Hirst and Spencer dissuade him from writing to Mivart, but he will let him feel his disapproval.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9807

From J. D. Hooker   14 January 1875

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Is on the eve of another row with the Office of Works about his application for assistance.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 6–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9815

From J. D. Hooker   16 January 1875

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JDH wins over Douglas Galton and Lord Henry Lennox on assistant secretary for himself.

Has called on Murray and told him Quarterly Review had disgraced itself by attacking George and CD.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9820

From J. D. Hooker   [7 February 1875]

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Has met Capt. George Strong Nares of the Challenger expedition at Huxley’s.

Huxley much at a loss to explain red clay at deep sea-bottom.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7 Feb 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 11–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9843

From J. D. Hooker   17 February 1875

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Lyell very ill.

No two specimens of Glaucium are alike.

Lord Henry [Lennox] still burkes JDH’s application.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 14–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9860

From J. D. Hooker   [24 February 1875]

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On Lyell’s death; JDH has arranged for burial in Westminster Abbey. His thoughts on a testimonial.

More trouble with Lord Henry Lennox.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Feb 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 16–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9869

From J. D. Hooker   17 March 1875

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No action on assistance yet, but has had a private note from Disraeli asking whether Thiselton-Dyer is his recommendation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 20–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9891

From J. D. Hooker   7 April 1875

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Likes draft of petition on vivisection. Asks whether phrase "and the lower animals" might not be added at end.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9917
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