RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Paget [reading notes]. CUL-DAR195.1.28 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, corrected and edited by John van Wyhe 1-4.2011. RN1

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Vol. 2 p. 15 should much on trip [triple] for Sir J. P. tells me there is a doubt whether a portion of the matrix of the heart may not have been left

+ Sir J. [Turner]

Here again Sir J. Paget says that it seems possible that the heart may be very been contracted & then the extremity rendered anything [illeg] & not removed.

James Paget (1814-1899), surgeon.

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