Reference numberL&P/2/573
TitleLetter, 'About the agaric' from James Latterman to Schlosser
DescriptionSubject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extracts of two letters from Mr. James Latterman, student in physic and sur­gery, to Dr. Schlosser, now residing in London, concerning the effects of the aga­ric of the oak, after some of the most ca­pital operations in surgery. To which are added, some remarkable experiments made upon the arteries of Horses, with the pow­der of the lycoperdon, or lupi crepitus; by Monsieur La Fosse, Farrier to the King of France. Communicated by Mr. Joseph Warner, F. R. S. Surgeon to Guy's-Hospital'

Read 13 February 1755
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1755.0011
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