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HOOKER, Sir Joseph Dalton (1817-1911). Botanist and traveller.
Autograph Letter Signed to Darrock, 4 pages 12mo, on embossed writing-paper of the Royal Gardens, Kew, 29 June 1878. Recalling their meetings of fifty years past, explaining that Lady Hooker's baby keeps her from calling and asking that they attend upon the Hookers.

'... My earliest recollections are of Blochaise, the curds & whey, the strawberries, & the Tiger-cat from Damascus. ...'

[No: 25724]

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