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Letter 1195

Darwin, C. R. to Boott, Francis

20 Aug 1848

Summary

CD will write to A. A. Gould for aid. Thanks for sympathy and assistance about chloroform.

Transcription

Athenæum Club

Saturday | Augt 20. 1848.

My Dear Dr. Boott.

Since I saw you, I have been persuaded at the Brit. Museum to write direct to Dr. Gould at Boston, for I hear he is a very kind man & likes to assist everyone.f1 Dr. Gould has attended to Cirripedia more than any one else & if he grants my request, I consider it superfluous to trouble anyone else.f2 Should this channel fail, I will not fail to remember your most kind offer.

With my true thanks for all your sympathy & assistance about Chloriform—f3 | pray believe me | Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin

James Cummins, Bookseller (website viewed 7 February 2012)

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