Record

Reference numberRBO/16/2
Alternative reference numberRBO.16.1
LevelItem
TitleConcerning a hazelstick swallowed by a horse which came out of his side after some time
Date1731
DescriptionTranscription of a certificate dated 29 April 1730 and signed by Thomas Richardson, James Robinson, Richard Kerry, and John Watson.
The horse was choking on corn; the farrier, Robert Rogers, put a hazelstick, which had a rag tied around the top, down the horse's throat to drive down the corn; the horse broke the stick and swallowed it; horse became lame in its shoulder after about 6 weeks and a length of 19 to 20 inches long was extracted through the horse's side

Letter from Alexander Stuart to Cromwell Mortimer dated 22 June 1731with comments about this event - concerning the wound in the throat ('gula') of the horse

Read to the Royal Society on 24 June 1731
LanguageEnglish
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA301Stuart; Alexander (c 1673 - 1742)c 1673 - 1742
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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