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Letter, 'Of an antidote to the Indian poison in the West Indies [Caribbean]' from Edward Milward to Martin Folkes

Reference number: L&P/1/30

Date: 1742

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Subject: Pharmacy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Edward Milward, M. D. to Martin Folkes, Esq; President of the Royal Society, concerning an antidote to the Indian poison in West-Indies [Caribbean]'

Read 7 January 1741/2

Reference number
L&P/1/30
Earliest possible date
1742
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Edward Milward

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Edward Milward, Letter, 'Of an antidote to the Indian poison in the West Indies [Caribbean]' from Edward Milward to Martin Folkes, 1742, L&P/1/30, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_30/letter-of-an-antidote-to-the-indian-poison-in-the-west-indies-caribbean-from-edward-milward-to-martin-folkes, accessed on 30 May 2024

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