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To J. D. Hooker   1 December [1861]

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Rudimentary ovules of Acropera.

High opinion of Bates.

Orchid anatomy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  1 Dec [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3337

To J. D. Hooker   [9 December 1861]

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Henri Lecoq’s miserable book on plant geography [Étude sur la géographie botanique de l’Europe (1854–8)].

H. W. Bates’s pleasure at meeting JDH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [9 Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 136, 129c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3341

To J. D. Hooker   18 [December 1861]

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Lindley suggests Gongora may be female Acropera.

CD’s orchid book nearly ready for press.

Discovers trimorphism in Lythrum is in H. Lecoq [Études sur la géographie botanique de l’Europe (1854–8)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 [Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3346

To J. D. Hooker   27 [December 1861]

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Seeks information on heating hothouses night and day.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  27 [Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3351

To J. D. Hooker   28 [December 1861]

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Gongora cannot be female of Acropera; it may itself be a male.

Hopes Daniel Oliver will "sink Atlantis" in his Royal Institution lecture.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 [Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 139
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3352

From J. D. Hooker   [29 December 1861]

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Asks CD whether he hears from Asa Gray. JDH’s opinion of the crisis [Trent case, Nov 1861] and the American Civil War.

Julius von Haast alludes to glacial drift in Middle Island of New Zealand.

Backwardness of JDH’s son, Willy.

Encloses a reference from Daniel Oliver which may be useful.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Dec 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 1, 2a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3374

From J. D. Hooker   [30 December 1861 or 6 January 1862]

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Glad CD has given up on Acropera ovules.

Doubts phanerogams less different in extreme forms [than Crustacea].

No systematic parallelism between plants and animals.

Offers list of Arctic plants with their colours. Asks CD whether it is useful to add colour to [descriptions of] plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Dec] 1861 or [6 Jan] 1862
Classmark:  DAR 101: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3375

To J. D. Hooker   [30 and 31 December 1861]

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Asks JDH to arrange for some melastomads to be sent to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 and 31 Dec 1861
Classmark:  DAR 115: 83a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3576
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