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To J. D. Hooker   19 June [1875] 

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Has come to Abinger Hall for a rest after Insectivorous plants, soon to appear. Is sick of the accursed subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  19 June [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 386–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10024

From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1875

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Thiselton-Dyer’s appointment has come.

Wants to discuss insectivorous plants and get some experiments going.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 30–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10025

To J. D. Hooker   22 June 1875

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Rejoices at [Thiselton-Dyer’s] appointment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 95: 388
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10026

To J. D. Hooker   25 July 1875

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Solicits JDH and others at Kew for signatures to nomination of Francis Darwin for membership of Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 95: 389
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10091

From J. D. Hooker   27 July 1875

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His appreciation of Insectivorous plants, especially Utricularia section.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 33–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10095

From J. D. Hooker   [29 July 1875]

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JDH will arrive by train on Saturday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 1d
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10103

From J. D. Hooker   [30 July 1875]

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Will be delayed on Saturday because of unveiling of a monument to Sir J. Franklin at Westminster Abbey.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10104

From J. D. Hooker   16 August 1875

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JDH reports his battle with Lord Henry Lennox over whether to locate new Herbarium on the Queen’s or public part of Garden.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10120

To J. D. Hooker   18 August [1875]

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Shares Hooker’s feelings about Douglas Galton and Lord Henry Lennox.

Bored with preparing new editions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 Aug [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 390–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10124

To J. D. Hooker   13 October [1875]

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R. L. Tait has requested CD send his [Tait’s] paper on Nepenthes to Royal Society. CD considers this a nuisance.

Certificate for G. J. Romanes.

Francis’ experiments on mechanism of twisted seeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 392–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10193

From J. D. Hooker   14 October 1875

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JDH shares CD’s annoyance with R. L. Tait.

Has identified awned carpels for CD.

Sports of Paritium.

Suggests extending Francis’ experiments with glycerine on twisted seeds, to Mimosa.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 38–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10197

To J. D. Hooker   15 October [1875]

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Has decided to send R. L. Tait’s paper to the Royal Society.

Will try glycerine on Mimosa but doubts it will have an effect.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 394–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10200

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1875

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Gives directions for growing plants he has sent and corrects CD’s taxonomy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 40–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10205

To J. D. Hooker   21 October [1875]

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Describes observations by his son Horace on the extreme sensitivity of twisted seeds to moisture.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  21 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 397–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10209

From J. D. Hooker   23 October 1875

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Comments on Hermann Müller’s article on the structure of Gunnera flowers.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 42–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10215

From J. D. Hooker   24 November 1875

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JDH concerned about preparations for [his address at] Royal Society [anniversary] meeting [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (1876): 72–94].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10275

To J. D. Hooker   1 December [1875]

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Comments on R. L. Tait’s claimed isolation of digestive ferments from Nepenthes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 399–400
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10283

From J. D. Hooker   2 December 1875

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E. R. Lankester is in danger of being black-balled for admission to the Linnean Society; Thiselton-Dyer is in the midst of the fight.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 45–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10286

To J. D. Hooker   10 December [1875]

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Asks JDH to try to come to luncheon if he is in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  Pushkin House, St Petersburg: Literary Museum of the Institute of Russian Literature (Constantin Romanov, collection of O. A. Novikov: ПД 1975 ф.137 оп 1, no. 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10293

To J. D. Hooker   [12 December 1875]

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CD is furious at the prospect of Lankester’s being black-balled by the Linnean Society. He plans to solicit support from various members and to come up with Frank for the voting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 401–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10295
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