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To James Paget   28 June [1879]

Summary

Thanks JP for his kindness, but unfortunately the [unspecified] case is of no use to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Date:  28 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 238
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12127

To James Paget   14 July 1879

Summary

Returns an "old book" [? Baeta, Comparative view of the theories and practice of Drs Cullen, Brown and Darwin (1800); see Erasmus Darwin, p. 107]. Glad to see that Dr Erasmus Darwin’s views on fever were attended to.

Fears his life of Dr Darwin will be a poor affair. "Never again will I be tempted out of my proper work."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Date:  14 July 1879
Classmark:  Indiana University, Lilly Library (Miscellaneous MSS.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12156

From James Paget   25 July 1879

Summary

Regrets that he cannot send the promised volume [Biographie médicale, 7 vols, 1820–5, biographical appendix to Dictionaire des sciences medicales]. Offers to have his son make an abstract of the biography [of Erasmus Darwin].

Author:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 194
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12172

From James Paget   18 November 1879

Summary

Thanks for Erasmus Darwin. It is a rare life and an unmatched illustration of the transmission of intellectual strength.

Author:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 174: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12328
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