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Letter, 'A dwarf and a child compared by David Erskine Baker' from William Arderon to Henry Baker

Reference number: L&P/2/144

Date: 11 May 1750

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Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of letter from Mr. William Arderon F. R. S. To Mr. Henry Baker F. R. S. containing an account of a dwarf; together with a comparison of his dimensions with those of a child under Four Years old; by David Erskine Baker'

Read 14 June 1750

Reference number
L&P/2/144
Earliest possible date
11 May 1750
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Arderon

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William Arderon, Letter, 'A dwarf and a child compared by David Erskine Baker' from William Arderon to Henry Baker, 11 May 1750, L&P/2/144, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_144/letter-a-dwarf-and-a-child-compared-by-david-erskine-baker-from-william-arderon-to-henry-baker, accessed on 25 July 2024

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