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Letter, from John Templer to Walter Needham

Reference number: EL/T/42

Date: 08 January 1671

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Concerning an experiment to breed insects inside a bladder; that air was necessary for fermentation; concerning a man who suffered from 'hydrops pectoris'; concerning experiment to shrink a dog by giving it brandy but the dog now has rickets and about another a dog who developed asthma after being given brandy every day by its owner
Read to the Royal Society on 29 February 1671

Reference number
EL/T/42
Earliest possible date
08 January 1671
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Templer

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John Templer, Letter, from John Templer to Walter Needham, 08 January 1671, EL/T/42, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_t_42/letter-from-john-templer-to-walter-needham, accessed on 13 April 2024

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