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Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   [9 April 1866]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Sad about Oliver’s loss.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>JDH’s reference to odd <i>Begonia</i> at same time as an article about it came out in <i>Gardeners’ Chronicle</i> [(1866): 313–14].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Is astonished that Pangenesis seems perplexing to JDH. Pleads guilty to its being "wildly abominably speculative (worthy even of Herbert Spencer)".</p>

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