Reference numberRBO/8/27
Alternative reference numberRBO.8.93
Title'A Relation of the Symptoms that attended Mr Robert Burdet at his Death by the Bite of a Serpent Communicated by Aaron Goodyear who was then present
DescriptionRobert Burdet was bitten by a snake on 9 October 1678 when he was near Aleppo - that if the venom had been sucked out, Burdet would have survived - that the snake was later killed with oil of tobacco
Read to the Royal Society on 12 December 1695
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20 (1698), p 351
Related records in the catalogueCLP/14i/42
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