Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 8 Nov 1873 : 184r
'Hooker, J. D.'
Has had a week's cessation of Nepenthes work. Had to get out a paper for the Linnean Society on Thursday. Has tried Mimosa albida in hothouse and found it wonderfully sensitive. A military report from India praises his travel book.