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From J. D. Hooker   24 September 1880

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Can Alphonse de Candolle see CD?

Asa Gray at Kew; will meet JDH in Italy in December.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 140–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12724

From J. D. Hooker   22 November 1880

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Praise for Movement in plants, lately arrived.

Praise for Wallace’s Island life

and astonishment that he could be a spiritualist.

Differs with Wallace on age of SW. Australian flora. JDH ascribes its peculiarities to isolation by an inland sea.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 142–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12838

From J. D. Hooker   26 November 1880

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Huxley has persuaded JDH that the Wallace memorial may not be hopeless; JDH still has misgivings about Wallace’s spiritualism but will follow CD’s and Huxley’s decision.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 349)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12860

From J. D. Hooker   29 November 1880

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Quality of Frank’s work merits F.R.S., but quantity could defer speedy election. Will advise best strategy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 146–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12873

From J. D. Hooker   4 December 1880

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Wants to propose Frank for F.R.S. now, with election in 1882.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 104: 148–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12887
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