Record

Reference numberCLP/12ii/59
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Containing the description of a very extraordinary stone or calculus taken out of the bladder of a man after death' from the Marquis de Caumont [Joseph de Seytres] to Hans Sloane
Date30 June 1732
DescriptionThe Marquis de Caumont describes a bladder stone removed from a dead man that had an unusual shape with branches akin to those that appear on trees and vegetables. The Marquis asks Sloane to examine the stone and provide his opinion.

Subject: Physiology / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A letter from the Marquis de Caumont to Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. President of the Royal Society, containing the description of a very extraordinary stone or calcuus taken out of the bladder of a man after death'.

Written by the Marquis de Caumont at Avignon [France]. Translated from the original French by Tho [Thomas] Stack. Read to the Royal Society on 18 March 1735.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0059
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40 (1737), p 369
Related records in the catalogueEL/C3/42
CLP/12ii/58
CLP/12ii/60
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA1182Seytres; Joseph de (1688 - 1745); Marquis de Caumont1688 - 1745
NA5443Stack; Thomas (- 1756) - 1756
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView