skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search: contains "Darwin, C. R", expand is "correspondent", date is "1870::07::07"

Darwin Correspondence Project
Darwin and C and R in keywords [X]
1870::07::07 in date [X]
1 Item
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

From George Green Gascoyen   7 July 1870


Sends CD information on two points which St George Mivart has asked him to provide, respecting the platysma myoides muscle. It is always in a state of violent contraction when a person is struggling for breath. In persons to whom chloroform is about to be administered, there is contraction but not so marked. No doubt contraction was strong before use of chloroform in operations.

Author:  George Green Gascoyen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7270

Matches: 1 hit

Document type
letter (1)