Reference numberEL/C2/31
TitlePart of a letter from Robert Clarke, dated at Lincoln, to Martin Lister
CreatorClarke; Robert (fl 1697)
Date8 November 1697
DescriptionConcerning the death of a mastiff dog upon hearing a volley of shots from soldiers's rifles
Asking Lister's opinion about a man who has coughed up something (as depicted in figure) and asks what it could be
Lister adds a comment that it might be 'polypus's of the lungs'
Read to the Royal Society on 17 November 1697
Extent2 sides
Place originLincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Origin coordinates53.22683, -0.53792
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/11.2/195
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 19, no 235, p 779
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8382Lister; Martin (1639 - 1712)1639 - 1712
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