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To Joseph Lister   7 October 1878

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Suggests that benzoic acid would be a deadly poison to bacteria and their allies.

Is puzzled about the use of borax as a disinfectant because in his experiments Drosera were not in the least injured by boracic acid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Lister
Date:  7 Oct 1878
Classmark:  Godlee 1917, p. 387
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11719A

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  • … see Correspondence vol. 23, letter to J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 16 July 1875 and n. 3). In …

To F. J. Cohn   3 January 1878

Summary

Comments on discovery of micro-organisms in disease.

Describes experiments carried out by Francis Darwin on filaments of Dipsacus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Date:  3 Jan 1878
Classmark:  Joseph R. Sakmyster, ADS Autographs (dealer) (no date)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11310

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  • J. Cohn, 31 December 1877 ), and he reproduced figures from some of Koch’s photographs in his ‘Lectures on the infective processes of disease’ (Burdon Sanderson
  • J. Cohn, 31 December 1877 . Cohn had sent CD the third and last issue of the second volume of Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen (Contributions to the biology of plants), a journal that he edited. It contained an article by Robert Koch, ‘Verfahren zur Untersuchung, zum Conserviren und Photographiren der Bacterien’ (Method for examining, preserving and photographing bacteria; Koch 1877 ). It is not known when John Scott Burdon Sanderson
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