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To T. L. Brunton   13 January 1877

Summary

CD asks if he may call next day for talk.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  13 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 143: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10785

To T. L. Brunton   25 April 1879

Summary

Asks for information about his grandfather’s influence on medical practice, to be used in his preface to Erasmus Darwin [1879, p. 107].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Apr 1879
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Manuscript Collection: Folio A.L.S. Charles Darwin)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12011

To T. L. Brunton   25 April 1879

Summary

Asks for information about influence of Dr Erasmus Darwin on English medicine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12013

To T. L. Brunton   28 April 1879

Summary

Thanks for information about Erasmus Darwin and for lending journal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  28 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 167
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12015

To T. L. Brunton   27 June 1879

Summary

Sir Robert Christison says Dr Darwin not the first to recommend alcohol for fever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  27 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12126

To T. L. Brunton   10 March 1880

Summary

Thanks for copy of TLB’s Pharmacology [1880].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  10 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 143: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12529

To T. L. Brunton   [4 August 1881]

Summary

Would like to call on TLB while he is in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 160: 350
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13271

To T. L. Brunton   11 October 1881

Summary

Thanks TLB for the collection of his writings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  11 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13391

To T. L.  Brunton   19 November 1881

Summary

Wishes to contribute to subscription to pay legal expenses of David Ferrier [in vivisection prosecution].

Comments on physiological papers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  19 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13490

To T. L. Brunton   22 November 1881

Summary

Writes to ask how much he should subscribe to fund for David Ferrier.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  22 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 351
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13504

To T. L. Brunton   17 December 1881

Summary

Feels he should decline nominal presidency of the proposed Science Defence Association.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  17 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13558

To T. L. Brunton   14 February 1882

Summary

Agrees with TLB’s views regarding the constitution of the proposed Science Defence Association.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  14 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 160: 353–353/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13687

To T. L. Brunton   26 March 1873

Summary

Thanks for Indian [Medical] Gazette. Comments on article.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  26 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 143: 156
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8825

To T. L. Brunton   3 December 1873

Summary

Is interested in comparative nutritive values of chondrin and gelatin. The former seems to excite Drosera more, though albumen does so to a higher degree than either. Also asks if chlorophyll is digested by animals; Drosera digests it hardly at all.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  3 Dec 1873
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9168

To T. L. Brunton   [1874–5?]

Summary

Comments on behaviour of babies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  [1874–5?]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9215

To T. L. Brunton   4 March 1874

Summary

On digestive powers of Drosera and those of higher animals.

Comments on expression on two halves of human face.

Responds to TLB’s views of serpent- and fire-worship.

Poison of venomous snakes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  4 Mar 1874
Classmark:  DAR 143: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9334

To T. L. Brunton   11 May 1874

Summary

Encloses, for examination, residue from skim-milk which has been on the glands of Drosera. Asks TLB to confirm his views on action of Drosera secretion on milk. Asks about effects of pepsin and hydrochloric acid in digestive juice.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  11 May 1874
Classmark:  Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Manuscripts Division (C0140 Box 13 AM20431)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9453

To T. L. Brunton   25 May [1874]

Summary

CD responds to information about residue of milk digested by Drosera. Is obliged for information on strength of acids and albumen and now has little doubt acid had impaired the leaves. Awaits word on pepsin and papaw juice.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 May [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9468

To T. L. Brunton   25 September 1874

Summary

Comments on digestive action of pepsin and hydrochloric acid.

Photograph of Rubens’ picture has not arrived.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 143: 162
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9657

To T. L. Brunton   30 October 1874

Summary

Discusses expression on two halves of the face. Mentions photograph [of picture by Rubens].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  30 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 143: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9703
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