Account of a young lad in Paris who had 'horns' growing from his hands and toes by Mr Locke

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                                There is alsoe in severall parts of ye back of his 
hands horny excresences some pretty broad & others 
less but none riseing much above ye skin, but they 
look there those yt are broad like flat but very 
broad <s>wards <\s> warts but to ye touch they feel much harder 
This disease began upon this lad about 3 Years 
since after haveing had ye small pox wch is the 
onely thing to which he imputes it.
NB A <u>gry<\u> is the one thousandth part of a philosophicall 
<u>foot<\u> wch is the third part of a pendulum of seconds 
<s>Gry 1/1000 of a philosophical foot <\s> soe that 
310.gr are 310/1000 of a philosophical foot wch is a little more 
than 4 inches of our English foot 
                            
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Author
John Locke
Reference
CLP/13/5
Series
Cl.P
Date
24 May 1678
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Account of a young lad in Paris who had 'horns' growing from his hands and toes by Mr Locke, 24 May 1678. From The Royal Society, CLP/13/5

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