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From J. D. Hooker   24 February [1881]

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The debt of plant geography to voyages may be JDH’s topic at BAAS meeting [at Swansea].

Photographs from New Zealand forwarded.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Feb 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 138–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12498

From J. D. Hooker   12 June 1881

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Has struggled for months with complexity of structure and distribution of palms for Genera plantarum.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 150–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13201

From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1881

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At 63 JDH still works hard to support his family. Many friends have died. Memories of times past spent with CD lift his pessimism.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13209

From J. D. Hooker   4 August 1881

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Outlines address to York BAAS meeting on history of geographical distribution. Organising theme: advancement in this science based on ideas enunciated by scientific voyagers. Asks CD’s advice.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 154–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13272

From J. D. Hooker   11 August 1881

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Working on York BAAS address; finds CD’s comments helpful. JDH writes detailed response and expansion.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 158–61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13286

From J. D. Hooker   20 August 1881

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Is making final preparations for his address [at York BAAS meeting] and questions CD on specific points.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 162–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13291

From J. D. Hooker   29 August 1881

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Condolences on death of CD’s brother Erasmus. Recalls first meeting CD in Erasmus’ rooms over 40 years ago.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 166–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13302

From J. D. Hooker   7 September 1881

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Comte de Paris requests an orchid from CD for his huge collection.

JDH responds to CD’s criticism of York address.

Arruda Furtado could work on mystery of buried cypress trunks in the Azores.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 168–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13320

From J. D. Hooker   [23 October 1881]

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Pleasure in reading Earthworms.

Buying land to build a cottage.

Finishing palms for Genera plantarum after three years’ work.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 164–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13424

From J. D. Hooker   27 October 1881

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On plants CD requested.

Frank should work on Dischidia.

Work on palms.

Overloaded with reading.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 170–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13435

From J. D. Hooker   17 December 1881

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Benjamin D. Jackson will edit new Steudel’s Nomenclator.

JDH’s impressions of Lyell’s Life and letters, edited by Mrs K. M. Lyell [1881].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 173–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13557

From J. D. Hooker   22 December 1881

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Thanks CD for his endowment of new Steudel’s Nomenclator [later to become Index Kewensis].

K. White’s gruesome ballad "Gondoline" frightened JDH as a child.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13577
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