Reference numberEL/D1/90
TitlePaper, four physiological case studies by Paul Dudley, dated at Roxbury, New England
Date21 January 1726
DescriptionFour case-studies are:
- a woman who was cured of her illness by sweating in a hogshead of barley malt
- a woman who was cured of rheumatism by being raised above mugs of rum which had been set alight
- an account of a horse which had a large stone taken out of its stomach
- various methods used to relieve a man who had maggots in his ear after a fly had been there
Read to the Royal Society on 18 June 1727
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Related materialThe account about the horse is printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 34, no 398, p 261
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7811Dudley; Paul (1675 - 1751)1675 - 1751
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