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Paper, 'Abstract of inaugural dissertation published at Wittemburg in 1735 by Abraham Vater concerning the cure of the viper's bite using salad oil' by Cromwell Mortimer

Reference number: CLP/22ii/80

Date: 1738

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Notes that Vater first became aware of the use of olive oil as an antidote to viper's bite in a letter from Conrad Sprengell to William Oliver in 1734.

Subject: Medicine

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CLP/22ii/80
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1738
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Ink on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Cromwell Mortimer

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Abraham Vater

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Cromwell Mortimer, Abraham Vater, Paper, 'Abstract of inaugural dissertation published at Wittemburg in 1735 by Abraham Vater concerning the cure of the viper's bite using salad oil' by Cromwell Mortimer, 1738, CLP/22ii/80, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_22ii_80/paper-abstract-of-inaugural-dissertation-published-at-wittemburg-in-1735-by-abraham-vater-concerning-the-cure-of-the-vipers-bite-using-salad-oil-by-cromwell-mortimer, accessed on 22 May 2024

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