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To J. D. Hooker   [2 October 1846]

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Hopes to start looking over his species notes in about a year.

Very much enjoyed Southampton [meeting of BAAS, 9–12 Sept].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [2 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1003

To J. D. Hooker   [6 October 1846]

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Sulivans are coming on Friday. Can JDH come?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1006

To J. D. Hooker   [8 October 1846]

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Can JDH bring a good book on Corallina or Nullipora of Lamarck?

CD intends writing paper on their propagation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1007

To J. D. Hooker   [26 October 1846]

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Many thanks for JDH’s beautiful cirripede drawing. Questions on JDH’s observations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [26 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1012

To J. D. Hooker   [18 October 1846]

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Will be in London tomorrow and will try to pop over to Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Oct 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1015

To J. D. Hooker   [6 November 1846]

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Observations on barnacles.

Would like to meet JDH in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1018

To J. D. Hooker   [12 November 1846]

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Will JDH be in London?

Cirripede observations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1022

To J. D. Hooker   [14 November 1846]

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Proposes to visit Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [14 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1024

To J. D. Hooker   [15 November 1846]

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Will come to Kew on Friday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1025

To J. D. Hooker   [17 November 1846]

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CD’s visit to Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1027

To J. D. Hooker   [23 November 1846]

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Has read JDH’s paper ["Plants of the Galapagos Archipelago", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 20 (1851): 116–233] and thinks it the best essay on geographical distribution he has ever met with. Comments on the paper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [23 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1031

From J. D. Hooker   [24 November 1846]

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Thanks for reading paper. Accepts CD’s criticisms; discussion of some points.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 77–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1032

To J. D. Hooker   [December 1846]

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Hopes JDH can come to stay in January.

Thanks for the corallines.

Mention of JDH’s capital speech.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Dec 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1035

To J. D. Hooker   [December 1846 – January 1847]

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Can JDH come on 16 Jan? CD will ask the "old set" to come and also the Lyells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [Dec 1846 – Jan 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1036

To J. D. Hooker   [31 January 1846]

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Disappointed with Webb and Berthelot.

Delighted to hear of more species from the Galapagos, surprised to hear W. Indian character of flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [31 Jan 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-945

From J. D. Hooker   1 February 1846

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Goes on the assumption that each species has one origin, is immutable, and migrates.

Disagrees with Gaudichaud[-Beaupré] that volcanic island species are polymorphous.

Some mundane genera vary, others do not (Senecio vs Gnaphalium).

John Lindley’s doctrine of longevity of trees is amazing.

Edward Forbes’s health is better.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1846
Classmark:  DAR 100: 60–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-947

To J. D. Hooker   [5 February 1846]

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Will come to visit Kew if Claude Gay speaks English. Otherwise would prefer to wait until spring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-948

To J. D. Hooker   [8? February 1846]

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Will visit JDH in spring.

Will JDH ask Gay what birds, reptiles, or mammifers inhabit Juan Fernández [Island]?

Has JDH seen William Herbert’s paper ["Local habitation and wants of plants", J. Hortic. Soc. Lond. 1 (1846): 44–9]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [8? Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-950

To J. D. Hooker   [10 February 1846]

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Thinks JDH’s explanation of polymorphism on volcanic islands is probably correct.

Proposes experimental test to see whether alpine form of a plant is inherited like a true variety.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [10 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-951

To J. D. Hooker   [15 February 1846]

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Has had to make a Post Office order to JDH payable at Charing Cross instead of Kew.

Does Sir William [Hooker] know the Dean of Manchester’s London address?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [15 Feb 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 54c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-953
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