Reference numberCLP/12ii/50
TitlePaper, account of Richard Castell's child who died of smallpox by Conrad Sprengell [Sprengwell], Alexander Gordon, John Ranby, and Richard Castell
Date2 April 1730
DescriptionThe paper describes the autopsy of Castell's three-year-old child who died two weeks after being innoculated for smallpox. He was found to have a large amount of water in the abdomen, tumours in the mesenterium, and an inflamed liver and kidneys. The account was witnessed by Conrad Sprengwell, Alexander Gordon, John Ranby, and Richard Castell.

Subject: Medicine

Written at Broadstreet [Broad Street], Golden Square [Soho, London]. Read to the Royal Society on 18 June 1730.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/15/9
Fellows associated with this archive
NA290Sprengwell; Sir; Conrad Joachim (- 1740) - 1740
NA3287Ranby; John (1703 - 1773)1703 - 1773
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