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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, 10 [November 1863] . Hooker’s account (J.  D.  Hooker 1864) was published in the …
  • … 1994 ). Travers was quoted at length in J.  D.  Hooker 1864, p.  124. Hooker was well …
  • … animals to new environments (see J.  D.  Hooker 1864, p.  125, and letter to Julius von …
  • … letter to J.  D.  Hooker of 10 [November 1863] . See J.  D.  Hooker 1864, pp.  126–7, for …

From J. D. Hooker   [21 July 1863]

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Encourages CD to continue observations on tendrils.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 152–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4225

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  • … of New Zealand to prepare a flora ( J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 , p.  7*). Allan A.  Black was …
  • … See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2]9 June 1863 . J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 . Hooker had been …

From J. D. Hooker   20 April 1863

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Attacks by Falconer [Athenæum 4 Apr 1863, pp. 459–60] and Joseph Prestwich on Lyell.

W. B. Carpenter fails to attack Owen.

Welwitschia male cones with useless ovules marvellous example of lost function and retained structure.

JDH evaluates his sons.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 128–31; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Director’s correspondence 174 (New Zealand letters, 1854–1900): 281–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4111

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  • … the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (J.  D.  Hooker, 1864–7, p.  12). In late 1862, Canterbury …
  • … as ‘spiny shrubs or small trees’ ( J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 , p.  43). In his letter to Haast …
  • … to Hooker’s forthcoming Handbook of the New Zealand flora ( J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 ), which …
  • … pp.  295–8. In the preface to J.  D.  Hooker, 1864–7, p.  12, Hooker paid tribute to the …
  • … a handbook of New Zealand flora ( J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 ) was discussed in his letter to …

From Emma Darwin to Alfred Newton   4 November [1863]

Summary

CD thanks AN for the note and remarks on the partridge’s leg. CD is too ill to write a note, but will send [for] the specimen as soon as he can. [See 4326.]

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  4 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4330F

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  • … vol.  12, letter to J.  D. Hooker, 26–[7] March 1864 . The entry in Emma Darwin’s diary ( …

From J. D. Hooker   26 August 1863

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JDH working on the New Zealand flora.

Jules Planchon excited about CD’s Linum experiments.

T. F. Jamieson’s paper on glaciers gives great pleasure.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 157–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4275

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  • … letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 6 January 1863 ). J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 . Allan A.  Black was …

From J. D. Hooker   6 January 1863

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Falconer’s elephant paper.

Owen’s conduct.

Falconer’s view of CD’s theory: independence of natural selection and variation.

JDH on Tocqueville,

the principles of the Origin,

and the evils of American democracy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 88–91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3902

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  • … See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1863] . J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 . George Bentham , …
  • Hooker’s botanical account of the voyage ( J.  D.  Hooker 1853–5 ). Handbook of the New Zealand flora ( Hooker 1864– …

From Emma Darwin to Julius von Haast   12 December [1863]

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CD too unwell to answer JvH’s letter.

He was interested in the "marvellous ground parrot"

and the report on "naturalisation of animals in New Zealand".

Honoured by election to the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  12 Dec [1863]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4356

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  • … in the Natural History Review (J.  D.  Hooker 1864). CD was elected an honorary member of …

To J. D. Hooker   13 January [1863]

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Acquired characteristics.

Huxley’s lectures: good on induction, bad on sterility, obscure on geology.

Asa Gray on slavery.

Falconer’s partial conversion.

Alphonse de Candolle on Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 Jan [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 179
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3913

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  • … 22b). Hooker had been commissioned to write a flora of New Zealand ( J.  D.  Hooker 1864– …

From J. D. Hooker   15 September 1863

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Pleased CD accepts continental extension for New Zealand, whose flora has many genera like Rubus with great diversity and connecting intermediates. Suggests geological uplifting creates more space, hence opportunities for preservation of intermediates. Sees clash with CD on causes of extreme diversity of form in a group.

JDH’s attitude toward democratisation of science.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Sept 1863
Classmark:  DAR 101: 163–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4306

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  • … s Magazine n.s.  15 (1863): 520). J.  D.  Hooker 1864–7 . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [ …

To J. D. Hooker   8 [June 1863]

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Sends Asa Gray letter to JDH. Gray’s "Coolness about England and U. S. beats anything".

John Scott’s difficulties at Edinburgh Botanic Garden.

JS’s paper on Primula crossing experiments.

Sends MS note about closing of stigma in orchids being dependent on affinity of pollen and independent of protusion of pollen-tubes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 [June 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4207

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  • … vol.  12, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [25 January 1864] ); it was read before the society on …

From Alfred Newton   31 October 1863

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Tells CD where to pick up the partridge’s foot with the ball of earth attached; sends a copy of his remarks on the same. [See Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 3d ser. 13 (1864): 99–101.]

Author:  Alfred Newton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1863
Classmark:  DAR 172: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4326

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  • … vol.  12, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 26[–7] March 1864 , and letter to Alfred Newton, 29  …

To P. H. Gosse   5 June [1863]

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PHG’s hypothesis [regarding the self-fertilising mechanism of Stanhopea] may prove quite true, but CD suggests that PHG should observe another spike to make sure. CD will observe his Stanhopea if it flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Henry Gosse
Date:  5 June [1863]
Classmark:  Lieut. Col. James Innes (private collection); sold at Christie‘s New York (dealers), 15 November 2011, lot 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4205

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  • … vol.  12, letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 22 October [1864] and 3 November [1864] ). See also ‘ …

From Julius von Haast   21 July [– 7? August] 1863

Summary

In a forthcoming paper JvH will show geological age of the world to be "incalculable" and will confirm CD’s theory that "the old system of chronological sequence of formations all over the world must be abandoned in a great degree".

Predicts the links between species, genera, and classes will be found.

CD elected an Honorary Member [of Philosophical Institute of Canterbury].

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July [– 7? Aug] 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 4, 6; Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL (G304)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4249

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  • … of the letter was published in J.  D.  Hooker 1864, pp.  126–7. James Cook was the first …

To Daniel Oliver   28 March [1863]

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Nectar secretion in Edwardsia. Could the stamen protect stigma?

Sends monstrous Primula with three pistils.

Had never heard of Robert Caspary, but what DO thinks is the placenta could be a whorl of pistils without stigmas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  28 Mar [1863]
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Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4063

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  • … vol.  12, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 26[–7] March 1864 , and letter from Richard Spruce, …

From Daniel Oliver   27 November 1863

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Discusses the contraction of hygroscopic bundles in seed-pods,

and a paper by Hugo von Mohl ["Über dimorphe Blüthen", Bot. Ztg. (1863): 309–15, 321–8] in which he discusses Oxalis and determines that Fumaria is a necessarily self-fertilising plant.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4349

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  • … vol.  12, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 5 April [1864] . A strip of paper evidently containing …

From George Maw   25 April 1863

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Has obtained fossils from Gibraltar that he believes are human. Requests Lyell’s address so that he can send the bones.

Author:  George Maw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 171: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4128

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  • … vol.  12, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 26[–28] October 1864 , Busk 1864 , and Grayson  …

To J. D. Hooker   3 August [1863]

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Tendril plants received.

Has just completed large crossing experiment with Lythrum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Aug [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4261

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  • … the Linnean Society on 16 June 1864. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [31 July 1863] ; the …

To J. D. Hooker   1 July [1863]

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Describes experiments on rotation of tendrils and shoots.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 July [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4227

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  • 1864, and his paper entitled ‘Climbing plants’ was read before the Linnean Society on 2 February 1865 (see also the observational and experimental notes in DAR 157.1 and 157.2); his observations on E.  lobata and C.  discolor are given in ‘Climbing plants’ , pp.  74–7 and 83–4. G.  Smith 1863 ; see letter from J.  D.   Hooker, [ …

To Asa Gray   26 June [1863]

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Thanks AG for references about phyllotaxy

and information on marriage laws.

Has been looking for dimorphism in Phlox and Euonymus.

Has observed the irritability of tendrils of Echinocystis with great interest. Was also struck by the rotating movements of the leading shoots, which he proposes to investigate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  26 June [1863]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4222

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  • J.  D.  Hooker, 25 [June 1863] and n.  2. CD refers to the American Journal of Science and Arts , commonly known as ‘Silliman’s journal’ after its founder, Benjamin Silliman. CD worked extensively on climbing plants during 1863 and 1864, …

To J. D. Hooker   14 July [1863]

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Requests tendril-bearing plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 July [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4241

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  • J.  D.  Hooker, [21 July 1863] . CD’s notes on his observations and experiments on climbing plants are in DAR 157.1 and DAR 157.2. These include notes on several members of the Cucurbitaceae, namely: Echinocystis lobata , dated 16 June – 24 May 1864 ( …
  • 1864] (DAR 157.2: 69–77); Ampelopsis hederacea (Virginia creeper), dated 1 July – 16 August [1863] (DAR 157.2: 65–7); Cissus discolor , dated 30 June – 18 July [1863] (DAR 157.2: 55–6); Pisum sativum (common pea), dated 30 July – 23 August [1863] (DAR 157.2: 15–20); and Lathyrus grandiflorus (everlasting pea), dated 10–15 November [1863] (DAR 157.2: 22). These species are discussed in ‘Climbing plants’ , pp.  65–7, 73–9, 83–7, and 89–91. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, …
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