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From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   [21 March 1866]

Summary

Mrs Hooker will not come with him to Down on Saturday.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [21 Mar 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5078

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   [21 March 1866] …
  • … DAR 102: 67 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew [21 Mar 1866] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … Wednesday after 19 March was 21 March. Emma Darwin’s letter has not been found. Frances …
  • … Hooker and J.  D.  Hooker visited Down in June 1866 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …
  • … Hooker arrived at Down on Saturday 24 March 1866 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [20 April 1882]

Summary

Informs JDH of CD’s death.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [20 Apr 1882]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (JDH/2/1/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13769F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   [20 April 1882] …
  • … Gardens, Kew (JDH/2/1/6) Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [20 Apr 1882] Joseph Dalton Hooker …

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 December 1867

Summary

Would like to come to Down on 20th or 21st.

Woolner is unwell.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5724

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 December 1867 …
  • … DAR 102: 185 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew 11 Dec 1867 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … visited Down on 21 December 1867 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Hooker had earlier …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   17 March [1864]

Summary

Request for plant.

Receipt of Oliver’s letter.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 224
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4429

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   17 March [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 224 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 17 Mar [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … 5 March [1863] ). See also letter from Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker, 12 March [1864] and …
  • … to supply from Kew (see letter from Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker, 12 March [1864] , and …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   15 February [1864]

Summary

John Scott is gratified at Bentham’s proposal that he become an associate of the Linnean Society.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Feb [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 220
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4406

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   15 February [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 220 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 15 Feb [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … from John Scott, 12 [February 1864] . Emma Darwin refers to John Scott and to the Linnean …
  • … From 30 January to 2 February 1864, Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) recorded good days and …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [7 December 1863]

Summary

CD too ill to write.

Has evidence of long life of seed transported on a partridge’s foot.

Sends a squib by Samuel Butler on the Origin.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [7 Dec 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 215
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4351

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   [7 December 1863] …
  • … DAR 115: 215 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [7 Dec 1863] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … Hooker, 5 [December 1863] , and the entries in Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242). See n.  2, …
  • … below. In 1863, 7 December was a Monday. Emma Darwin’s diary entries on 5 and 6 December  …
  • … and letter from J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin, 11 November 1863 ). CD’s comment suggests …
  • … of Cruelty to Animals (see letter from Emma Darwin to W.  D.  Fox, [6–27 September 1863] , …
  • … in the Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL. Emma Darwin probably refers to the letter from Asa …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   12 March [1864]

Summary

Request for plants.

CD’s continuing ill health.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  12 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4426

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   12 March [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 223 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 12 Mar [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … and n.  2). However, on 27 February 1864, Emma Darwin again began recording sickness on a …

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   [13 May 1872]

Summary

Work will prevent his visiting Down as he had planned.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [13 May 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 103: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8320

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   [13 May 1872] …
  • … DAR 103: 111 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew [13 May 1872] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   19 October 1872

Summary

On his mother’s death.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 103: 124–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8565

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   19 October 1872 …
  • … DAR 103: 124–5 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew 19 Oct 1872 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … in The Times , 19 October 1872, p.  1. Emma Darwin’s letter to Hooker has not been found, …

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 November 1863

Summary

Asks whether he ought to write to CD while he is ill.

Wonders if he might use Haast’s notes on introduced animals for a notice he is preparing ["Note on the replacement of species in the colonies and elsewhere", Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 4 (1864): 123–7].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 171–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4339

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   11 November 1863 …
  • … DAR 101: 171–2 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew 11 Nov 1863 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … No reply from Emma Darwin has been found, but see CD’s letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [13  …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [28 April 1864]

Summary

Emma prepares JDH for his visit to Wedgwood factory and Barlaston.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [28 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 232
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4473

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   [28 April 1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 232 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down [28 Apr 1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … Henrietta Emma Darwin; see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [26 or 27 April 1864] . See letter …

To J. D. Hooker   [26 March 1868]

Summary

He and Lizzie [Elizabeth Darwin] will come to Kew on Saturday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [26 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 58–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6052

Matches: 2 hits

  • … endorsement. In 1868, 26 March was a Thursday. CD refers to Elizabeth Darwin, Emma Darwin, …
  • … and Henrietta Emma Darwin. …

To J. D. Hooker   6 November [1877]

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Summary

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

Matches: 7 hits

  • … et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … Litchfield, [13 September 1877] (DAR 219.9: 155); Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 227). …
  • … According to Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242), he and his wife, Henrietta Emma Litchfield, …
  • … Sara Sedgwick on 29 (not 28) November (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)); he had originally …
  • … as 28 November (letter from W. E. Darwin to Emma Darwin, [21 October 1877] (DAR 210.5: …
  • … ill with appendicitis in Switzerland in September 1877 (letter from Emma Darwin to H. E. …

From J. D. Hooker to Emma Darwin   15 September 1871

Summary

His mother very ill.

Mrs Hooker back from Bavaria.

Hopes marriage [of Henrietta] went well. Is accused of saying he would rather go to two burials than one marriage.

Has heard from Huxley who is threatening to "thin out" Mivart. Huxley is reading Francisco Suarez and finds Mivart misquotes or misunderstands him.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  15 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 103: 83–84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7945

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Hooker, J. D. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma
  • … From J.  D.  Hooker to Emma Darwin   15 September 1871 …
  • … DAR 103: 83–84 Joseph Dalton Hooker Kew 15 Sept 1871 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin
  • … refers to the marriage of Henrietta Emma Darwin and Richard Buckley Litchfield on 31  …

From Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   26 December [1863]

Summary

CD would be pleased to sit for a bust by Thomas Woolner for JDH, but he is too ill now.

Emma’s views on slavery and the Civil War.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  26 Dec [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4359

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Emma Darwin to J.  D.  Hooker   26 December [1863] …
  • … DAR 115: 214 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Down 26 Dec [1863] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • Darwin. Frances Harriet Hooker. President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which came into effect on 1 January 1863, freed the slaves in those states in rebellion against the Union. The Union forces effectively became armies of liberation ( McPherson 1988 , pp.  557–8). The Times had maintained a hostile tone towards the Union cause in its coverage of the American Civil War. CD and Emma

To J. D. Hooker   29 July [1860]

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Casual observations on Drosera.

Wants to know author of good review of Origin in London Review [& Wkly J. Polit. 1 (1860): 11–12, 32–3, 58–9].

Athenæum will reprint Gray’s discussion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  29 July [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2880

Matches: 7 hits

  • … 11th edition. 29 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1910–11. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … Henry Holland was called to Hartfield on 26 July 1860 (Emma Darwin’s diary). …
  • Emma Darwin described his visit in a letter to Mary Elizabeth Lyell, written on 28 August  …
  • … that we feel very grateful. ’ ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 177). The ‘desponding medical man’ …
  • … seemed well worthy of investigation. Emma Darwin described CD’s work in a letter to Mary …
  • … end in proving it to be an animal. ’ ( Emma Darwin (1915) 2: 177). Malaxis is a genus of …

To J. D. Hooker   [6 April 1873]

Summary

Wants to discuss raising a testimonial fund for Huxley and whether Huxley would stand this.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 Apr 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 261–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8843

Matches: 5 hits

  • Darwin (Emma Darwin’s …
  • … diary (DAR 242); Emma Darwin (1904) 2: 262. CD lunched with Hooker, John Lubbock, John …
  • … by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1904): Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin. A century of family letters. Edited by …
  • Darwin, [3 April 1873] ). Katharine Murray Lyell had raised the idea of a subscription in conversation with Emma

To J. D. Hooker   [4 July 1860]

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Summary

CD will visit Kew on way home from E. W. Lane’s hydropathy establishment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [4 July 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2858

Matches: 3 hits

  • … the Wednesday following CD’s letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [3 July 1860] . Emma Darwin took …
  • … Henrietta Emma Darwin and the other children to …
  • … Hartfield on 3 July 1860 (Emma Darwin’s diary). …

To J. D. Hooker   25 [August 1863]

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CD’s illness: he is vomiting "vegetable" cells.

Dutrochet has published the best of CD’s observations on tendrils [see Climbing plants, p. 1 n.].

Lyell has found Joshua Trimmer’s Arctic shells on Moel Tryfan.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 [Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 204
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4274

Matches: 6 hits

  • … were married on 8 October 1863 ( Emma Darwin (1915) , 2: 180–1). There is no evidence that …
  • … rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l’Académie des Sciences 17: 989–1008. Emma Darwin ( …
  • … 1915): Emma Darwin: a century of family letters, 1792–1896. Edited by Henrietta …
  • … Worcestershire, on 3 September 1863 (see Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) and n.  2, below). …
  • … returning to Down on 14 October 1863. Emma Darwin travelled there in advance, arriving on …
  • … 1863 to secure lodgings for the family (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). During his stay, …

To J. D. Hooker   [22–3 November 1863]

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Tendril-bearing plants seem to CD "higher" organised with respect to adaptive sensibility than lower animals.

Wishes to encourage John Scott.

Death of JDH’s daughter makes CD cry over his own dead daughter Annie.

Sedgwick’s scientific merit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [22–3 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4345

Matches: 6 hits

  • … n.  4). See also letter from E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin, 11 November [1863] and n.  5. …
  • … 13 November 1863] and n.  6). The invitation to Henrietta Emma Darwin has not been traced. …
  • … D.  Hooker, 16 [November 1863] . See Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242) for her daily record of …
  • … November [1863] , letter from E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin, 11 November [1863] , and n.   …
  • … has not been found but see letter from Emma Darwin to Patrick Matthew, 21 November [1863] …
  • … 5 November 1863). See letter from E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin, 11 November [1863] . CD …
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