Record

Reference numberEL/O1/53
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg to Monsieur Denis
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date23 December 1667
DescriptionDetails of the man who has had two blood transfusions; that the blood transfusion experiment had been recommended to hospital physicians; that blood transfusions might be able to cure dropsy, gout, scurvy, pox; questioning information from Danzig (Gdansk, Poland) of the man who was cured of pox and a woman of epilepsy by injecting their veins; wishes for details about the madman who had been given a blood transfusion
LanguageFrench
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, p 75
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/4b634bad-375b-47e4-8c94-22957219c59e
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