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Details of ten cases when the 'sympathetic powder' was used to relieve symptoms

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22 June 1661
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5 pages

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Gilbert Talbot

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Gilbert Talbot, 'Experiments made of the Sympathetick pouder' by Sir Gilbert Talbot, 22 June 1661, RBO/1/11, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 21 July 2024

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