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To J. D. Hooker   [29 December 1880]

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Asks JDH to read the enclosed Memorial, sign it, and send it to T. H. Huxley.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [29 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  Jeffrey Winograd (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11300F

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

To J. D. Hooker   23 November 1880

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Admires Wallace’s Island life.

Criticises: 1. His view of similar plants on distant mountains – CD prefers previous low-land connections to Wallace’s summit–summit dispersal;

2. Source of warmth for ancient Arctic climate;

3. Origin of S. Australian flora.

CD’s favourite cases in Movement in plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  23 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 95: 496–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12841

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

To J. D. Hooker   28 November [1880]

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Wants to see Frank become F.R.S. before he dies.

Pities Wallace and wants a pension for him very much.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 500–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12870

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

To J. D. Hooker   1 December 1880

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Responds, with some embarrassment, to JDH’s caution on Frank’s F.R.S. prospects.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 95: 502–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12880

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

To J. D. Hooker   5 December 1880

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Thanks for agreeing to propose Frank as F.R.S.

Would have enjoyed discussing Island life.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 95: 504–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12890

To J. D. Hooker   20 December 1880

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On Wallace’s pension and Frank’s F.R.S.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  20 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 95: 507–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12927
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