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To William Darwin Fox   20 December [1844]


Tells of his father’s ill health.

Discusses mesmerism and Harriet Martineau’s recovery. If animals could be put into a stupor, he would be convinced. Suggests WDF have some mesmeriser attempt it with cats.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  20 Dec [1844]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 70)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-801

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