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Dudley describes the growth, appearance, sap, and the effect of the tree on individuals who come into contact with it.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the poyson wood tree in New-England'.

Written by Dudley in Boston, New England. Communicated by John Chamberlayne. Read to the Royal Society on 16 March 1720.

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07 January 1720
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Ink on paper
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2 pages

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Paul Dudley

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Paul Dudley, Paper, 'An account of the poyson wood tree in New England' by Paul Dudley, 07 January 1720, CLP/10i/45, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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    Dates: 1592-1741

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