Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom
BAK/1 f.42
Baker, John Gilbert
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
© Descendants of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
Letters to J. G. Baker
The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Original MS
2 page letter over 1 folio

J.G. Baker Esq[uire]

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J.G. Baker Esq[uire]

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Royal Gardens Kew
April 11 [18]78
My Dear Baker*1
I am delighted to tell you that you came in amongst the elected RS[?]*1 triumphantly to day.
Ever Sincerely y[ou]rs | Jos[eph] D Hooker [signature]


1. John Gilbert Baker FRS (1834--1920). Worked in the library and the herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from 1866--1899 and was Keeper of the Herbarium from 1890--1999. He wrote handbooks on many plant groups including the Irideae (1892). He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1878.

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