Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 29 Dec 1861 : 1r
'Hooker, J. D.'
Asks Darwin whether he hears from Asa Gray. Hooker'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 Hooker's son, Willy. Encloses a reference from Daniel Oliver which may be useful.