Reference numberEL/T/42
TitleLetter, from John Templer to Walter Needham
CreatorTempler; John (-1678); rector of Braybrooke, Northamptonshire
Date8 January 1671
DescriptionConcerning an experiment to breed insects inside a bladder; that air was necessary for fermentation; concerning a man who suffered from 'hydrops pectoris'; concerning experiment to shrink a dog by giving it brandy but the dog now has rickets and about another a dog who developed asthma after being given brandy every day by its owner
Read to the Royal Society on 29 February 1671
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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NA4965Needham; Walter (? 1631 - 1691); physician and anatomist? 1631 - 1691
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