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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

From T. L. Brunton   26 April [1879]

Summary

Regrets he has not given Zoonomia the attention it deserves. Informs CD that Erasmus Darwin may have anticipated a discovery about paralysis of vessels by exposure to heat [see Erasmus Darwin, p. 109].

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12014

From T. L. Brunton   26 June [1879]

Summary

Has tried in vain to find out about the influence of Erasmus Darwin on the administration of stimulants in fever.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 184–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12123

From T. L. Brunton   5 December 1879

Summary

Thanks for copy of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12343
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