Recommends that CD visit Dr MacLeod's [hydropathic] establishment near Ilkley.
Delamere | Northwich
My dear Darwin
I am indeed sorry to receive such a poor account of you. As
Gully is not to be had—I should recommend you a trip
to Ben Rhydding near Ilkley in Yorkshire. D
I fear your work will kill you at last. You want cessation from Brain work more than any thing else.
As A proof I think so I will not add more than our kind regards to M
- f1 4193.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to W. D. Fox, 23 May .
- f2 4193.f2See letter to W. D. Fox, 23 May .
- f3 4193.f3James Manby Gully, physician and proprietor of a hydropathic establishment in Malvern, Worcestershire, was suffering from a severe illness (see letter from W. D. Fox, [16--22 May 1863] and n. 4).
- f4 4193.f4William MacLeod was the senior physician at the hydropathic establishment at Ben Rhydding, near Otley, Yorkshire (Medical directory 1863).
- f5 4193.f5Emma Darwin.