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To W. W. Baxter   27 October [1874]

Summary

Orders two bottles of chlorodyne and bottles and corks of various sizes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  27 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9699

From W. W. Baxter   [after 23 August 1872?]

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Summary

Informs CD that he has forwarded some oils and opium.

Author:  William Walmisley Baxter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 23 Aug 1872?]
Classmark:  DAR 60.2: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9793

To William Walmisley Baxter   23 September [1857–9?]

Summary

The returned gloves are similar to some he has already, and he would prefer a pair with stiffer bristles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  23 Sept [1857-9]
Classmark:  Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, 4 February 2009
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2142F

To William Walmisley Baxter?   22 January 1861

Summary

Orders one pint of tincture of henbane.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  22 Jan 1861
Classmark:  Auckland Public Library (MS 29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3049

To W. W. Baxter   16 July [1872?]

Summary

Orders a very small pot of "purest & best Extract of Hyosciamus for experimental purposes".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  16 July [1872?]
Classmark:  Bromley Historic Collections, Bromley Central Library (Baxter Collection, 1136/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7280

To W. W. Baxter   8 August [1871]

Summary

Asks WWB to send 8 grains of acetate of strychnine by post.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  8 Aug [1871]
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 26)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7900

From W. W. Baxter   13 November 1871

Summary

Sends CD a measure with capacity of 20 oz or 34.65925 cubic inches.

Author:  William Walmisley Baxter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 160: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8065

To W. W. Baxter   14 November [1871]

Summary

Thanks for loan of measure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  14 Nov [1871]
Classmark:  Library of Congress Manuscript Division (Breckenridge Long Box 224 – Autograph Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8066

To W. W. Baxter?   17 January [1872–4]

Summary

Requests a prescribed physic [not specified].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  17 Jan [1872-4]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8165

To [W. W. Baxter?]   11 May [1873]

Summary

Requests litmus paper and gum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  11 May [1873]
Classmark:  Columbia University in the City of New York, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Herter Box 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8319

To W. W. Baxter   4 September [1872?]

Summary

Orders some salts for plant experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  4 Sept [1872?]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8510

To W. W. Baxter   17 September [1872?]

Summary

Orders sulphuric ether, nitric ether, chloroform, and prussic acid [for Drosera experiments? See Insectivorous plants, pp. 209, 219].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  17 Sept [1872?]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8523

To W. W. Baxter   2 [December 1872]

Summary

Asks about possible animal substances in samples of Belladonna and Digitalis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  2 [Dec 1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8592

To W. W. Baxter?   8 November [1872–4]

Summary

Orders enema.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  8 Nov [1872-4]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.410)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8613

From W. W. Baxter   4 December 1872

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Summary

Sends CD description of preparation of extract of belladonna.

Author:  William Walmisley Baxter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec 1872
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 21–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8659

To W. W. Baxter   [after 4 December 1872]

Summary

Thanks for information about the Atropia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  [after 4 Dec 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 249: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8659F

To W. W. Baxter   4 September 1873

Summary

Orders list of chemical salts. Ashamed to order from Hopkins and Williams because they charge him such an extremely low rate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  4 Sept 1873
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (August 2015)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9042

To W. W. Baxter   5 September [1873]

Summary

Orders salts of various metals; thinks chlorides (where soluble) would be better than nitrates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  5 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.431)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9043

To W. W. Baxter   8 September [1873]

Summary

Requests chemicals for Drosera experiments. Lists 12 acids tried so far.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  8 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 6 (EH 88206058)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9046

To W. W. Baxter   21 September [1873]

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Requests 6 2oz bottles with corks. Folic acid produces remarkable effect. Orders hydriodic acid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  21 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 136
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9061F
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