Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   22 and 28 [October 1865]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Thinks Royal Society’s failure to honour W. J. Hooker may be due to small number of botanists on Council.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Interest in H. J. Carter’s papers in <i>Annals and Magazine of Natural History</i> on lower organisms.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>On Wallace; anthropology.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>H. H. Travers’ paper on Chatham Islands [<i>J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond.</i> 9 (1865): 135–44].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>W. C. Wells’s paper of 1813 ["Essay on dew", <i>Two Essays</i> (1818)] anticipates discovery of natural selection.</p>

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