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From J. D. Hooker   13 October 1876

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JDH back from his honeymoon.

Finds he has gout, as his father and grandfather had.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10642

From J. D. Hooker   29 October 1876

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JDH looking for Hoya for CD.

Hookers tried to visit Down on foot, but weather was too inclement.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10658

From J. D. Hooker   [c. 4 March 1847]

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Notes on part of CD’s species sketch.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 4 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1066

From J. D. Hooker   [1 March 1847]

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Will come to 7 Park St. on Wednesday for a palaver on distribution, species mutability, migration, etc.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Mar 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1067

From J. D. Hooker   14 November 1876

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JDH prepares Anniversary Address to the Royal Society [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (1876): 339–62].

Return of Challenger.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10671

From J. D. Hooker   8 December 1876

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He has examined Hoya flowers with Bentham and Oliver, but they are not satisfied about the five processes alternating with the sepals. [See Forms of flowers, pp. 331–2.] Sends specimens of plants.

Babington’s surprise at JDH’s advocacy of Darwinian views at Norwich [BAAS meeting].

Criticism of the behaviour of the trustees of the British Museum [in the Challenger affair].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 111: A85, DAR 104: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10705

From J. D. Hooker   13 December 1876

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Complains at Albert Günther’s imputations against Charles Wyville Thomson [as a result of the dispute between Thomson and the British Museum, regarding the disposal of the specimens from the Challenger].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 71–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10715

From J. D. Hooker   18 December 1876

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Notes variation in style and stamen length in Forsythia.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 110: B78a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10727

From J. D. Hooker   18 January 1877

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JDH discusses his and others’ experiments on survival of seeds. Impressed with resistance of some seeds and rapid decomposition of others. He wonders about "vitality" in the abstract.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 74–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10802

From J. D. Hooker   27 January 1877

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JDH recounts discussion at Royal Society over Günther’s paper on distribution and affinities of gigantic tortoises ["Description of the living and extinct races of gigantic land-tortoises, Parts III and IV", Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 25 (1876–7): 506–7]. Huxley suggests they are Miocene relics.

Royal Society will publish Frank’s Dipsacus paper [but see 10971 and 11073].

Thiselton-Dyer will review Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 77–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10817

From J. D. Hooker   [after 1 May 1847]

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[Extract of letter to WJH from T. E. Cantor] on zoological distribution in the Malay Peninsula.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 1 May 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 277
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1084

From J. D. Hooker   [2 March 1877]

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JDH reports on Frank’s reading of his Dipsacus paper at the Royal Society. Huxley slept through much of it, but JDH is well pleased with it.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 Mar 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 93–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10873

From J. D. Hooker   19 March 1877

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Oliver cannot, as CD has requested, hunt for trimorphic flowers in the Herbarium’s collection of Oxalis specimens. He would help Frank if he comes.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 80–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10898

From J. D. Hooker   16 June 1847

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JDH’s aunt cannot find lodgings for CD.

Similarities between floras of Tierra del Fuego, Van Diemen’s Land, and New Zealand; does not feel migration sufficient explanation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1847
Classmark:  DAR 100: 75–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1097

From J. D. Hooker   29 May 1877

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JDH’s view of Thiselton-Dyer’s engagement to his daughter, Harriet.

JDH is pleased to help with "bloom" questions.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 82–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10975

From J. D. Hooker   31 May 1877

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Responding to CD’s request for assistance with his study of "bloom", JDH sends seeds, a list of available plants, and a list of English wild plants with "bloom".

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 84–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10977

From J. D. Hooker   14 June 1877

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JDH has to entertain the Emperor of Brazil [Pedro II], who wants to meet CD.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 86–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11000

From J. D. Hooker   16 June 1877

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JDH finds the Emperor, once an energetic man, all used up.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 88–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11003

From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1877

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JDH recounts circumstances of his receiving Star of India (K.C.S.I.).

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11006

From J. D. Hooker   25 June 1877

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Emperor of Brazil continues to press JDH for a meeting with CD.

JDH’s daughter, Harriet, marries W. T. Thiselton-Dyer.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11015
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