Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910 1844-1910

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Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910, 1844-1910

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910 1844-1910

A variety of topics are discussed in these letters, mainly on plant specimens and botanical subjects in relation to England, India, and other parts of the world. The most voluminous correspondence is with Henry Walter Bates, Sir Henry Cole, Sir Richard Strachey, Dawson Turner, and William Crawford Williamson.

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