Letter 0173

J. Hetherington to Hans Sloane – September 6, 1724

Item info

Date: September 6, 1724
Author: J. Hetherington
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4075
Folio: f. 213

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Hetherington notes that the Duke will be leaving with the Duke of Bridgewater to visit his estate for a week.

Patient Details

  • Patient info
    Name: N/A Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford
    Gender: Male
    Age:Wriothesley Russell, b. 1708, d. 1732 [Cokayne, The Complete Peerage, vol. 2, p. 82.]
  • Description
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
    Previous Treatment:

    See Sloane MS 4075, ff. 209, 211.

    Ongoing Treatment:

    The Duke thinks his eyes are cured and doubts he will need to renew his prescription. In perfect health.

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