To W. W. Baxter 17 September [1872?]1
Mr 〈 〉
Please send me about oz of Sulphuric Œther & about oz of Nitric Œther, both as pure as possible, for experimental purposes, in bottles with corks, as I shall use them immediately2
Down | Sept 17th.—
Also about a drachm of Chloroform (I have some at Home but it has been kept long & I am afraid of its purity)
Also about a drachm of Prussic Acid of Pharmacopœa (please mark proportion of Prussic acid to water on Label)
Also 20 or 30 drops of pure, concentrated Prussic Acid.3
Orders sulphuric ether, nitric ether, chloroform, and prussic acid [for Drosera experiments? See Insectivorous plants, pp. 209, 219].
- Letter no.
- Darwin, C. R.
- Baxter, W. W.
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- Source of text
- Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
- Physical description
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8523,” accessed on 25 February 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8523