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Letter, from William Durston to William Brouncker, dated at Plymouth

Reference number: EL/D1/11

Date: 01 January 1669


An account of a lady, Elizabeth Travers, whose breasts became suddenly very swollen
Figure is attached
A length of linen tape, which was used to measure the length of Travers's breasts, is enclosed in an envelope
John Skelton adds that he was an eye-witness
Read at the Royal Society on 22 July 1669

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01 January 1669
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3 pages

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William Durston

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William Durston, Letter, from William Durston to William Brouncker, dated at Plymouth, 01 January 1669, EL/D1/11, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 April 2024

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