Reference numberCLP/12ii/5
TitleLetter, 'A letter from the Reverend Mr James Field Rector of St Johns in Antegoa' from James Field to John Douglas
Date24 August 1720
DescriptionA copy of a letter from James Field, rector of St John's in Antegoa [Antigua and Barbuda], to John Douglas. Field describes two instances of stab wounds to the stomach which were stitched together by a surgeon called Mr Forest. Both individuals recovered.

Subject: Surgery / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A letter from the Reverend Mr. James Field, Rector of St. Johns in Antegoa, concerning two cases of wounds in the stomach, to Mr. John Douglas, Surgeon, F. R. S'.

Written by Field at Windsor. Read to the Royal Society on 22 March 1721.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1722.0015
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32, no 371, p 78
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2825Douglas; John (- 1743); surgeon - 1743
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