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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

To J. D. Hooker   25 January [1877]

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CD notes growth of Royal Society may force it to hire officers.

Speculates on cold resistance of bacterial germs.

Will communicate to Royal Society Frank’s paper on the ingestion of solid particles by the protoplasmic protrusions of Dipsacus glands.

CD working on plant dimorphism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 430–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10814

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

To J. D. Hooker   28 January 1877

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CD thinks A. Günther’s tortoises are relics of closely allied forms, once widely distributed. Expressed this view to AG a few months ago. Cannot explain their restriction to volcanic islands.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 95: 432–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10819

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

To J. D. Hooker   3 March [1877]

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CD counters Thiselton-Dyer’s objection to protoplasmic filaments of Dipsacus protruding beyond cell-wall, as Frank’s paper claims, by citing white "blood cells passing through vessels".

Has received Moseley’s collection of photographs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 435–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10874

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

To J. D. Hooker   20 March [1877]

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CD apologises for his burdensome request of Oliver.

Criticises JDH’s notice on Forsythia, which JDH said was dioecious. Forsythia sent to CD from Kew was heterostylous.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 437–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10906

To J. D. Hooker   21 April [1877]

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CD regrets not being able to see JDH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Apr [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 439
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10935

To J. D. Hooker   25 May [1877]

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CD has again become interested in "bloom" on plants; requests JDH’s help with seeds and plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 May [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 440–1; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: f. 69)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10972

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

To J. D. Hooker   31 May 1877

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CD thanks JDH for assistance with "bloom" study.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  31 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 95: 442
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10978

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

To J. D. Hooker   16 June [1877]

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CD cannot see the Emperor of Brazil because he is in Southampton, but he sends sincere respects for the Emperor’s role in assisting science.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 June [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 443–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11002

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

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1877

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JDH has just returned from U. S., where he worked on N. American geographical distribution with Asa Gray.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 95–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11190

To J. D. Hooker   21 October [1877]

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Welcomes JDH home from American expedition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 457–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11195
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