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Paper, 'In corpore dissecto Patavii a Marchetti observata' by John Ray

Reference number: CLP/12i/65

Date: December 1663


Anatomical observations written in Latin of dissections by Antonio Marchetti that were observed by John Ray during a visit to Padua [Italy]. The manuscript account ends with Ray's 16th December observations, and is therefore missing Ray's observations from 18 December 1663 to 2 January 1664.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'A letter from Mr Samuel Dale to Hans Sloane, R. S. Secr, giving an account of what manuscripts were left by Mr John Ray, together with some anatomical observations made at Padua by the said Mr Ray'.

Read to the Royal Society on 20 November 1706.

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December 1663
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14 pages

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John Ray

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