Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D. on 3 Jan [1860]

Darwin, C. R.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

High praise and detailed comments on Hooker's introductory essay to Flora Tasmaniae, which Darwin has now finished reading. Disagrees on power of transoceanic migration. Advocates glacial transport of plants. Darwin's response to reviews of Origin in Saturday Review [8 (1859): 775–6] and John Lindley's in Gardeners' Chronicle [but see 2651].

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