RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Paget [reading notes]. CUL-DAR195.1.27 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, corrected and edited by John van Wyhe 1-4.2011. RN1
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no trustworthy case of nail on mature amputated finger
p. 4 Even no Signs from case in utero, one may probably think limit constricted & not really amputated (by [illeg])
thinks [if even] & shows so by books
See reference to Whites' case
(gr. stump of Humans grow — 10 digits if not [cutting] 2 might grow
He ends letter sceptically
James Paget (1814-1899), surgeon. These notes were later used for writing Variation, 1: 459.
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