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Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin from Charles and Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [10 July 1865]

Darwin, Charles Robert, Darwin, Emma

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Health very bad. All scientific work stopped for 2½ months.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>E. B. Tylor’s <i>Early history of mankind</i> [1865] impresses him.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Would like JDH’s opinion of last number of Spencer’s [<i>Principles of</i>] <i>Biology</i> [vol. 1 (1864)], especially on umbellifers. CD not satisfied with Spencer’s views on irregular flowers.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>ED reports on CD’s health.</p>

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