Letter 0224

Julius Hutchinson to Hans Sloane – May 15, 1725

Item info

Date: May 15, 1725
Author: Julius Hutchinson
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4075
Folio: f. 278

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Patient Details

  • Patient info
    Name: N/A Unnamed Aunt
  • Description
  • Diagnosis

    He noted that his aunt almost died last Thursday. She would not listen to any doctor's advice other than Dr. Dimsdell of Hartford. She had a palsy which paralyzed her right side. She had trouble speaking. Hutchinson worried that his aunt would not last much longer.

  • Treatment
    Previous Treatment:
    Ongoing Treatment:
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  • Medical problem reference
    Unnamed, Palsy, Childhood Diseases, Inoculation, Smallpox