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Darwin Correspondence Project

To W. W. Baxter?   8 November [1872–4]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Nov. 8th

Dear Sir

Please to send me in a Box a vulcanised Indian-Rubber Enema of medium size.— The one which I had from you & which suits me, is 414 inches in height from the base to the upper part of the wooden rim which receives the bone nozzle.—2

Dear Sir | yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year range is established by the printed stationery, with the address in the centre; CD used this type of notepaper from January 1872 until November 1874. Baxter was CD’s chemist.
On CD’s health, see J. Browne 1998.

Summary

Orders enema.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8613
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Walmisley Baxter
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (410)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8613,” accessed on 14 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8613

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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