Record

Reference numberEL/D1/11
LevelItem
TitleWilliam Durston, dated at Plymouth, to William Brouncker
Date1669
DescriptionAn account of a lady, Elizabeth Travers, whose breasts became suddenly very swollen
Figure is attached
A length of linen tape, which was used to measure the length of Travers's breasts, is enclosed in an envelope
John Skelton adds that he was an eye-witness
Read at the Royal Society on 22 July 1669
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides and 1 envelope with linen tapes
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee EL/D1/14 for observations of the post-mortem
See EL/D1/16 for the envelope with a linen tape which measured the breadth of Travers when she lay down
Transcribed in LBO/3/149
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 4, no 52, p 1047
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3503Brouncker; William (c 1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brounckerc 1620 - 1684
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