Reference numberEL/C1/32
TitleThomas Westcott to Edward Cotton
CreatorWestcott; Thomas (1583-)
DateJanuary 1670
DescriptionAutograph letter where Westcott provides the medicinal remedy which helped him to expel the stone from his urinary tract
Cotton had written about this case to the Royal Society (see letters EL/C1/30-31)
Read to the Royal Society on 2 February 1670
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/C1/30-31
Transcribed in LBO/4/194
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 422
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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