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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c24

William Heberden papers

Assorted documents and clippings, 1740-1837, undated, 1740-1837 Digital

Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten biography of William Heberden in Latin, engravings of several seals, and newspaper clippings on various subjects, including a recipe to cure the "bite of a mad dog," and Józef Boruwłaski (1739–1837). Also includes a review of "Original inedited Letters between LeClerc and Bentley," and a copy of the 1740 March 22-25 London Gazette, which contains Joanna Stephens' recipes for "the cure of the stone and gravel.".

Maero?, C., A.L.s. to William Heberden; Norton, Eng., 1 side (3 pages), 1741 June 3, 1741 June 3 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the history of a stone taken from a woman's body that was in the collection of the Trinity College (Dublin) library.

Warner, Ashton, A.L.s. (copy?) to Edward Byam, 1 side (3 pages), 1764 July 25, 1764 July 25 Digital

Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the characteristics of "Indian Pink of North America" (Spigelia marilandica, or pinkroot) and a recipe Warner prescribes containing the root.