Reference numberEL/C1/115
TitleGeorge Croke, dated at Waterstoke, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCroke; Sir; George (-1680)
DateMay 1674
DescriptionCroke discusses his unsuccessful experiment to stop the flow of blood from the cut artery of a dog using the instructions of Monsieur Denis
Extent2 sides
Place originWaterstock, Oxfordshire, England
Origin coordinates51.74674, -1.07764
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/7/75
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 11, p 12
For Denis's account see 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 8, no 95, p 6052
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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