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Letter, from John Templer to Walter Needham

Reference number: EL/T/42

Date: 08 January 1671


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

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08 January 1671
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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,, accessed on 13 April 2024

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