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Reference numberCLP/12ii/63
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Account of Ld [Lord] Carpenter's gun-shot wound in the mouth' by George Lord Carpenter
Date[1736]
DescriptionLord Carpenter was wounded in battle at the breach of Brihuega [Guadalajara, Spain] when he was shot in the face with a musket. The bullet became lodged in his gullet for nearly a year before being extracted.

Subject: Surgery

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the wound, which the late Lord Carpenter received at Brihuega; whereby a Bullet remained near his Gullet for a Year wanting a few Days'.

Read to the Royal Society on 9 December 1736.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0050
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40 (1737), p 316
Related records in the catalogueRBO/20/11
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5791Carpenter; George (? 1694 - 1749); 2nd Baron Carpenter of Killaghy? 1694 - 1749
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