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To J. D. Hooker   22 June [1869]

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The house at Barmouth.

His poor health.

Bentham’s interesting Linnean Society Address ["On geographical biology", Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. (1869): lxv–c].

CD particularly wishes to know how botanists agreed with zoologists on distribution.

Still thinks isolation more important in preserving old forms than Bentham is inclined to believe.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 June [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 134–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6793

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  • … 11 February [1857] ( Correspondence vol.  6). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [before 7 May  …
  • Hooker 1866). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 6 June 1869 ; CD refers to Nils Johan Andersson . CD had written in 1845: ‘I have little doubt that Cocos isl d . , north of the Galapagos Archipelago, from its insulated position, & judging from the Galapagos Arch.  would have a most peculiar flora & fauna’ ( Correspondence vol.  3, letter to Edward Forbes, 13 May [1845] ; see also Correspondence vol.  6, letter to Charles Lyell, 11 February [1857] ). …
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