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From Prior Purvis   12 March 1874


Sends report on an infant with congenital heart disease who died at ten months. Post-mortem showed it had the "heart of a fish": two cavities, one auricle and one ventricle.

Author:  Prior Purvis
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1874
Classmark:  DAR 174: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9355