Reference numberEL/V/53
TitleAbraham Vater to the Royal Society
CreatorVater; Abraham (fl 1723-1728); German anatomist
Date1723; 1726
DescriptionLetter dated 6 January 1723 - concerning a man who developed bladder stones from drinking water of Pyrmont
Read to the Royal Society on 7 February 1723

Letter dated 19 January 1726 - details of the dissection of a young man who died from bladder stones (calculi) with account of his illness

Figure of alimentary canal in text

Read to the Royal Society on 12 May 1726
Extent10 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/13/256 and JBO/13/582
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4900Vater; Abraham (1684 - 1751)1684 - 1751
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