Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from J. D. Hooker to C. R. Darwin   [15 and] 20 November [1862]

Hooker, Joseph Dalton

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Sends CD West Ireland soundings.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>More detail on his review "a la Lindley" [see <em class="doubleUnderline">3797</em>].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Bates’s paper ["Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon valley", <i>Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond.</i> 23 (1862): 495–566] is capital.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Andrew Murray’s article plays into CD’s hands through sheer ignorance.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>JDH is on Royal Society Council.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Has no recollection of applying natural selection to Polynesians. None but a German would dig out such a passage if it exists [see <em class="doubleUnderline">3812</em>].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Has caused Tyndall to modify his pseudo-geology.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Has not seen Duke of Argyll’s review [<i>Edinburgh Rev.</i> 116 (1862): 378–97]. [The Duke] did not understand <i>Orchids</i> the least little bit, nor the <i>Origin</i>, when JDH saw him.</p>

Want to know more?

Under the 'View more options' menu you can find , any transcription and translation we have of the text and find out about sharing this image.

No Contents List Available
No Metadata Available


If you want to share this page with others you can send them a link to this individual page:
Alternatively please share this page on social media

You can also embed the viewer into your own website or blog using the code below: