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Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   25 September [1866]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Susan Darwin still lives, but is dying.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Requests an <i>Erica massoni</i> to compare with <i>Drosera</i>.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>On L. Agassiz’s "astonishing" view that Amazon Valley was filled with gigantic glacier. Asa Gray says LA is determined to cover the globe with glaciers in order to destroy "Darwinian views".</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Excellent review of A. Murray [<i>The geographical distribution of mammals</i>] in <i>Gardeners’ Chronicle</i> [(1866): 902].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Frankland’s Royal Institution lecture ["On the source of muscular power" <i>Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B.</i> 4 (1862–6): 661–85].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Wallace’s paper.</p>

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