Reference numberCLP/12ii/59
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.
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
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA1182Seytres; Joseph de (1688 - 1745); Marquis de Caumont1688 - 1745
NA5443Stack; Thomas (- 1756) - 1756
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