Reference numberEL/D1/41
TitleGeorge Dampier, dated at Exmouth, to William Dampier
CreatorDampier; William (fl 1697)
Date10 November 1697
DescriptionConcerning a dosage of the plant 'Jew's ear' ('Auricularia auricula') as an antidote to the bite of a mad dog
A note by Hans Sloane states that the plant is 'Lichen Cinereus terrestris'
Read to the Royal Society on 8 March 1697
Extent2 sides
Place originExmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Origin coordinates50.61723, -3.40233
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/11/197 and LBC/29/69
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20, no 237, p 49
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2257Whetham; Sir; William Cecil Dampier (1867 - 1952)1867 - 1952
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