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Letter, from William Wyatt to Dr Plumpton, dated at Plymouth

Reference number: EL/W3/96

Date: 14 December 1708


Account of a baby boy with deformed arms and ruptures at his naval
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Read to the Royal Society on 12 January 1709

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14 December 1708
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2 pages

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William Wyatt

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William Wyatt, Letter, from William Wyatt to Dr Plumpton, dated at Plymouth, 14 December 1708, EL/W3/96, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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