Mr Corbet too ill to write. Thanks for CD's letter [see 5290].
Irritation of the mucous membrane is thought to be the cause of his distressing sensations, & there is no doubt that a very great deal is done by the strictest care in diet—& we endeavor as far as possible to get him to persevere in exercising every precaution.
He desires to send his best regards & believe me dear M
Headington Hill | Oxford
- f1 5304.f1Richard Corbet.
- f2 5304.f2CD's letter has not been found, but see the letter to Anne Marsh-Caldwell, 1 December . On hearing of the improvement in CD's health, Richard Corbet wanted to know what diet CD's doctor had recommended (see letter from Anne Marsh-Caldwell, 27 November ).