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From J. D. Hooker   13 March 1879

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Urges Frank to reconsider his refusal of Cambridge Examinership.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 125–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11938

From J. D. Hooker   26 July 1879

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JDH criticises John Ball’s theory of origin of higher plants in Carboniferous highlands, where low carbon dioxide levels permitted survival.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 128–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12173

From J. D. Hooker   2 October 1879

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JDH looking for a gardener for CD’s unusual needs.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 131–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12242

From J. D. Hooker   7 October 1879

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JDH requests specimens from Miss [Sophy] Wedgwood.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12251

From J. D. Hooker   29 November 1879

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Congratulations on Erasmus Darwin; likes CD’s part better than Ernst Krause’s.

Received false notice of Asa Gray’s death.

Gray and JDH engaged in comparing widely separated but floristically similar regions.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 134–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12336

From J. D. Hooker   18 December 1879

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Argues against pension for Wallace because of his spiritualism; the underhanded way he brought about discussion of spiritualism at BAAS; his pocketing money from a bet on the sphericity of the earth; his lack of absolute poverty.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 104: 136–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12362
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