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From T. L. Brunton   23 May 1874

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Comments on his examination of slides [of milk casein?] sent by CD.

Surprised by CD’s finding that a drop of one per cent hydrochloric acid stops digestion of albumen by Drosera.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 120–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10512

To T. L. Brunton   13 January 1877

Summary

CD asks if he may call next day for talk.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  13 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 143: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10785

To T. L. Brunton   25 April 1879

Summary

Asks for information about his grandfather’s influence on medical practice, to be used in his preface to Erasmus Darwin [1879, p. 107].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Apr 1879
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Manuscript Collection: Folio A.L.S. Charles Darwin)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12011

To T. L. Brunton   25 April 1879

Summary

Asks for information about influence of Dr Erasmus Darwin on English medicine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12013

From T. L. Brunton   26 April [1879]

Summary

Regrets he has not given Zoonomia the attention it deserves. Informs CD that Erasmus Darwin may have anticipated a discovery about paralysis of vessels by exposure to heat [see Erasmus Darwin, p. 109].

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12014

To T. L. Brunton   28 April 1879

Summary

Thanks for information about Erasmus Darwin and for lending journal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  28 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 167
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12015

From T. L. Brunton   26 June [1879]

Summary

Has tried in vain to find out about the influence of Erasmus Darwin on the administration of stimulants in fever.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 184–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12123

To T. L. Brunton   27 June 1879

Summary

Sir Robert Christison says Dr Darwin not the first to recommend alcohol for fever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  27 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12126

From T. L. Brunton   5 December 1879

Summary

Thanks for copy of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12343

To T. L. Brunton   10 March 1880

Summary

Thanks for copy of TLB’s Pharmacology [1880].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  10 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 143: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12529

From T. L. Brunton   10 January 1881

Summary

Sends proofs of lectures he intends to reprint as a book [The Bible and science (1881)]; asks CD if he would check one for errors.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 343
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12999

From T. L. Brunton   14 February 1881

Summary

Forwards the preface to his book [see 12999] and comments on the effect of the Bible on science.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 344
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13053

To T. L. Brunton   [3 August 1881]

Summary

Would like to call on TLB while he is in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 160: 350
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13271

To T. L. Brunton 11 October 1881

Summary

Thanks TLB for the collection of his writings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  11 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13391

From T. L. Brunton   17 October 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for a copy of Earthworms.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 345
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13408

To L. T. Brunton   19 November 1881

Summary

Wishes to contribute to subscription to pay legal expenses of David Ferrier [in vivisection prosecution].

Comments on physiological papers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  19 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13490

From T. L. Brunton   21 November 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for his offer of assistance to David Ferrier.

Discusses CD’s earthworm book.

Tonsils in man as rudimentary organs.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 346
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13496

To T. L. Brunton   22 November 1881

Summary

Writes to ask how much he should subscribe to fund for David Ferrier.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  22 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 351
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13504

From T. L. Brunton   27 November 1881

Summary

Writes regarding subscription to set up the Science Defence and Advancement Fund to protect investigators from anti-vivisectionists and to promote knowledge of the purpose and importance of vivisection.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 347
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13514

To T. L. Brunton   17 December 1881

Summary

Feels he should decline nominal presidency of the proposed Science Defence Association.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Date:  17 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13558
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