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Letter, 'A medical case' from Josiah Colebrooke to George Parker

Reference number: L&P/4/174

Date: 23 November 1763


Subejct: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a case, in which green hemlock was applied: In a letter to the Rt. Hon. Hugh Lord Willoughby of Parham, V. P. of the R. S. by Mr. Josiah Colebrook, F. R. S'

Read 15 December 1763

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23 November 1763
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6 pages

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Josiah Colebrooke

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