Reference numberLBO/3/71
Alternative reference numberLBO/3/149
TitleCopy letter from William Dursden, Plymouth, to the President of the Royal Society
Date18 July 1669
DescriptionWritten in obedience to the commands of the Rt. Honourable the Lord Ambassadour for Barbary, and witnessed by Sir John Shelton, an eye witness
An account of a sudden and stupendous swelling of breasts
Access statusOpen
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