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Record number: WCP5319

Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
22 October 1865

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, Down, Bromley, Kent to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 22 October 1865.

Record created:
20 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Darwin agrees with Hooker's comments about Wallace in Hooker's letter of 6 Oct 1865. Hooker's letter he describes Wallace as: "... not a man of large sympathies, nor very charitable I think, & is certainly awfully cold & dry at times; yet he is essentially large minded, & very able".

Record contains:

  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP5319.5863)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 115: 277, 277b
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
Image credit:
Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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