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From J. D. Hooker   [18 April 1876]

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JDH has heard from Asa Gray, who approves of the botany primer [Botany (1876)].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 49–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10282

From J. D. Hooker   28 January 1876

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Asks CD to come up to vote for Lankester.

Severely critical of R. L. Tait’s paper on Nepenthes communicated to the Royal Society.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10371

To J. D. Hooker   29 January 1876

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Promises to vote for Lankester.

Acknowledges faults of R. L. Tait’s paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  29 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 95: 403
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10374

From J. D. Hooker   8 April 1876

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Requests CD’s evaluation of the work of the entomologist Robert McLachlan, who is up for F.R.S. in competition with the physiologist A. H. Garrod.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 53–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10444

To J. D. Hooker   9 April [1876]

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McLachlan has as strong a claim to be F.R.S. as any entomologist, but Garrod’s work is of higher quality.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  9 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 404–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10445

From J. D. Hooker   11 April 1876

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Lists the 14 men elected to be F.R.S. Garrod defeated McLachlan.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10446

To J. D. Hooker   19 April [1876]

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Daughter Henrietta’s illness prevents a trip to London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 406
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10457

To J. D. Hooker   25 April [1876]

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CD preparing new English and German editions of his early geology [of the voyage of the Beagle] books. Asks for Hooker’s copies as he no longer has his own.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 407
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10471

From J. D. Hooker   26 April 1876

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Forwards copies of CD’s geology books.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10476

From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1876

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JDH’s suggested text for Lyell’s tablet in Westminster Abbey.

Vigner[?] separates digestive principle from Nepenthes, disproving R. L. Tait.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10540

To J. D. Hooker   21 June [1876]

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CD and family suggest inscriptions for Lyell memorial at Westminster Abbey.

CD communicating H. Airy’s paper on phyllotaxis to the Royal Society.

Frank observes pod-like emanations from glands of insectivorous plant ingesting solid insect particles [see 10520].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 June [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 408–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10542

To J. D. Hooker   22 June [1876]

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Returns Mrs Lyell’s versions of Lyell memorial inscription. Disapproves of religious tone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 June [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 413–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10543

From J. D. Hooker   4 July 1876

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JDH hopes Thiselton-Dyer does not discourage Frank’s investigation of insectivorous plants.

Preparing new editions of botany text-books.

His marriage is set for August.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10556

To J. D. Hooker   10 August 1876

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Asa Gray’s directed variation would make natural selection superfluous.

CD has read new theological reconciliations of Darwinism and religion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 Aug 1876
Classmark:  DAR 95: 415–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10576

To J. D. Hooker   11 September [1876]

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CD grieves over death of Frank’s wife Amy; worries that it will weaken Frank’s determination to pursue his scientific work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  11 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 417–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10592

From J. D. Hooker   13 September 1876

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JDH’s condolences at Amy Darwin’s death.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 60–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10597

From J. D. Hooker   [24 September 1876]

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JDH again expresses his condolences.

The Glasgow BAAS meeting was good, except for Tait’s shameful attack on Tyndall.

Immensely impressed on Scottish geological and glacial features. Is CD aware that the earth beneath Glen Roy roads was found to contain freshwater diatoms?

Recounts the itinerary of his honeymoon in Scotland.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Sept 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 62–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10605

To J. D. Hooker   17 September [1876]

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CD thanks JDH for his condolences. Amy’s baby will live with the Darwins.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 419–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10606

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

To J. D. Hooker   17 October [1876]

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Frank, who has been reclusive and very hardworking, is returning from Wales after a period of mourning for Amy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 423–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10644
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