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To William Jenner   20 March [1882]


Much regrets the state of his health will prevent his attending the [Science Defence] Association meeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jenner
Date:  20 Mar [1882]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13731

From William Jenner   [after 24 November] 1864


CD’s urine is normal. He may take antacids for his stomach.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24 Nov] 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4367

From William Jenner to Emma Darwin   [17 March 1864]


Proposes to examine CD at Down.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [17 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4368

From William Jenner to [William Walmisley Baxter?]   [after 7 May 1864?]


Prescribes "Sod. exsic." with the podophyllin for CD.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  [after 7 May 1864?]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4488

From William Jenner   14 August 1864


CD’s urine sample was probably alkaline when passed. The deposit was phosphate of lime. Prescribes a new antacid and continuation of podophyllin. He can judge CD’s state as described by his letter.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4589

From William Jenner   15 October 1864


Prescribes continuing the phosphate of iron.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Oct 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4637

From William Jenner   9 November 1864


Prescribes "syrup of phosphate of iron". Requests a urine sample.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4666

From William Jenner   21 November 1864


Has analysed CD’s urine and suggests he omit the alkaline powders. Continues to prescribe iron phosphate.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4677

From William Jenner   24 November 1864


Prescribes carbonate of ammonia with horseradish. CD is to avoid any magnesia. Recommends CD go without medicine for a time and avoid the "evil habit" of taking too much water.

Author:  William Jenner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 168: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4679
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