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To J. D. Hooker   [19 June 1847]

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JDH’s books have arrived.

Glad to hear of new plants from Van Diemen’s Land and New Zealand.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [19 June 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1099

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

To J. D. Hooker   [19 July 1847]

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Congratulations on JDH’s engagement.

Sorry JDH is so determined on an expedition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [19 July 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1101

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

To J. D. Hooker   28 July [1847]

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Cannot come to Hitcham as he is anticipating a visit from Bernhard Studer of Bern.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 July [1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1104

To J. D. Hooker   [4 August 1847]

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Wants to go over remainder of species sketch when he sees JDH.

Urges JDH to go to Scotland.

Pleased JDH works on geographical distribution of Van Diemen’s Land flora.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [4 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1105

To J. D. Hooker   [12 August 1847]

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Planning a visit to Kew. Wishes to meet H. C. Watson.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1106

To J. D. Hooker   [18 August 1847]

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Will visit JDH on Friday. Coming by phaeton to save five changes of conveyance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Aug 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1110

To J. D. Hooker   [12 September 1847]

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David Milne’s attack on his Glen Roy paper ["On the parallel roads of Lochaber", (1847) Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh 16 (1849): 395–418] made CD horribly sick.

Wants Thomas Thomson to establish geographical range of erratic boulders in India.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [12 Sept 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1118

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

To J. D. Hooker   [26 October 1877]

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Requests seeds for experiments he and Frank are doing on automatic movements of cotyledons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [26 Oct 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 455–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11210

From J. D. Hooker   [c. 20 February 1878]

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Discusses the structure of grass embryos; states differing theories regarding which part of the seed corresponds to the cotyledon.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 20 Feb 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 209.4: 432
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11220

To J. D. Hooker   6 November [1877]

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Requests seeds for study of movement in cotyledons. Would love to study Welwitschia cotyledons.

Son William is to be married 28 November.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  6 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 459–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11226

From J. D. Hooker   7 November 1877

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Sent rare cycad seeds for CD’s cotyledon study.

Welwitschia seed germinated at Kew had ordinary cotyledons. JDH thinks mature Welwitschia leaves are original cotyledons.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11227

To J. D. Hooker   8 November [1877]

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CD and Frank working hard on cotyledonary movement.

CD suggests technique for growing Welwitschia.

Approves of J. D. Dana and of O. Heer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 461–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11229

To J. D. Hooker   [5 October 1847]

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Mystified by the origin of coal-plants.

Milne’s Glen Roy theory is absurd but, oddly, it has staggered CD in favour of Agassiz’s ice-lake theory.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [5 Oct 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1123
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