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Letter, 'Of a boy shot through the lungs' from Nicholas Peters and William Hallett to Henry Pemberton

Reference number: L&P/1/307

Date: 12 September 1744

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Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from William Hallett, M. D. to Henry Pemberton, M. D. F. R. S. & Chem. Prof. Gresham; containing the case of a lad, who was shot through the lungs; drawn up by Mr. Nich. Peters junior, Surgeon'.

Read 8 November 1744

Reference number
L&P/1/307
Earliest possible date
12 September 1744
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of a boy shot through the lungs' from Nicholas Peters and William Hallett to Henry Pemberton, 12 September 1744, L&P/1/307, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_307/letter-of-a-boy-shot-through-the-lungs-from-nicholas-peters-and-william-hallett-to-henry-pemberton, accessed on 26 February 2024

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